The Grasping Hand

The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain by Ilya Somin Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2015 Available as Ebook or in Print Stacks KF5599 .S66 2015 EBSCOhost. (Restricted to Connecticut State Library walk-in users; remote access with a State Library borrowing card). From the publisher: "The Grasping Hand offers the firs...
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New & Noteworthy – CDC Health Information for International Travel

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staff (Editor); Gary W. Brunette ISBN: 9780199379156   Publication Date: 2015-06-01 CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book) is published every two years as a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. T...
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New & Noteworthy – Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Workforce Diversity

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Workforce Diversity by Melissa K. Hansen Available in print: StLib Stacks R693 .H36 2014 PDF from National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) National Conference of State Legislatures page says: The increasing diversity of the United States population has significant implications for the structure of the health care workf...
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New & Noteworthy – Talk That Music Talk

  Talk that Music Talk: Passing on Brass Band Music in New Orleans by Bruce Sunpie Barnes & Rachel Breunlin New Orleans, Louisiana : University of New Orleans Center for the Book, [2014] © 2014 StLib Federal Documents  I 29.2:M 97/3 oversize   Neighborhood Story Project and The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Present - Talk That Music Talk: Passing on...
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Connecticut State Documents Depository Libraries

Connecticut State Documents Depository Libraries Bridgeport Public Library 925 Broad Street Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604 Jay Aiken C-Car A-15 voice: 203.576.7034; fax: 576.8255 Charles E. Shain Library Connecticut College 270 Mohegan Avenue New London, Connecticut 06320 Andrew Lopez C-Car B-131 voice: 860.439.2656; fax: 439-2871 Connecticut State L...
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Index to Hospital Reports

Hospital Reports is a 112-volume set of official reports from psychiatric hospitals in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and South Africa, covering a period from roughly 1830 to 1896. Forty-one U.S. states and five Canadian provinces are represented.These reports were collected by the Connecticut Hospital for the Insane in Middletow...
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Connecticut’s Nicknames

The "Constitution State" Connecticut's official nickname is the "Constitution State". According to the Connecticut State Register and Manual, 1998, p. 832: "Connecticut was designated the Constitution State by the General Assembly in 1959. As early as the 19th Century, John Fiske, a popular historian from Connecticut made the claim that the Fundamental Orders of 1638/1639 wer...
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Think Snow

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 17:04 Yes, we have been getting quite a bit of snow lately. Imagine clearing it away without snow blowers and pretreatment on the roads. Here are a few highlights.  To learn of other historic weather events, see Dates of Disasters in Connecticut 1888 The Blizzard of 1888, also known as the "Great White Hurricane," lasted for three days, from March 12...
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ConneCT Kids

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 12:48 Thu, 11/15/2012 (All day) Learn about Connecticut Government, History, and more! ConneCT Kids is Connecticut's Website for Children. Offering resources on State Symbols, State History, Government, School Library Media Centers, Special Needs, games, and so much more. Connecticut Government page addressed Connecticut's Social Studies Framew...
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New and Noteworthy – The Last of the Doughboys

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 16:11 The Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin Call Number: StLib Stacks D639.V48 U67 2013 LIB USE ONLY ISBN: 9780547554433 Publication Date: 2013-05-21   From Publisher: In 2003, 85 years after the armistice, it took Richard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War I. But then, he found another. And another. Eventuall...
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