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Lougee book donation imageHonoring Dr. Robert W. Lougee.

Robert W. Lougee’s career at UConn spanned nearly 35 years and his children are continuing his legacy by giving back to the UConn Library. 

Lougee book donation imagePublic Domain Day 2021

New Year’s Day was Public Domain Day! Copyright expired for works published in the US in 1925 with name-droppers like Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald on the list. That means all the works are free for anyone to use, reuse, and build upon without paying a fee.

Aetna logoNew Collection - Aetna Insurance Company 

The Aetna Insurance Company, founded in Hartford, CT in 1853, was originally a life insurance company, later expanding lines of coverage. In November 2018 the company was purchased by CVS Health and they donated its historical records including publications, reports and other paper records to Archives & Special Collections. The company’s photographic and audiovisual records are held by the Connecticut State Library, and in the future will all be available in the Connecticut Digital Archive.

Italien Inscription in the Handbuch für ReisendeBook Traces: Exploring the Past through Marginalia in Library Books

Book Traces is a national project led by the University of Virginia to discover and document handwritten inscriptions, marginalia, and other readerly markings in old library books. Learn more about what we found here at UConn.

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