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UConn Library at Hartford Public Library


Welcome

The UConn Library at Hartford Public Library provides faculty, staff, and students at the UConn Hartford Campus with the power of a top 20 research institution combined with one of the premier public libraries in the country through an academic and public library partnership. The library includes research help, workshops and public programs, UConn Library collections, collaborative and individual focused spaces, and UConn Hartford classrooms within a dynamic and engaging environment. Through this partnership, UConn faculty, staff, and students as well as Hartford Public Library community members can borrow physical materials, further expanding the range of collections available in support of research to our community.

 

Collections

The UConn Library at Hartford Public Library serves the programs of the UConn Hartford Campus graduate students working towards degrees in business, education, public policy, and social work and a wide range of undergraduate programs. The UConn Library at Hartford Public Library collections include materials focused on Social Work, Public Policy, Education, and select areas within business, sciences, social sciences, and humanities. In addition to our physical collections, users have access to electronic resources for a broader range of general and subject specific databases, journals, eBooks, and streaming media. Due to licensing restrictions, UConn Library electronic resources may be restricted for use by current UConn faculty, staff, and students and details on licensing are provided in the description for each UConn eresource. One guest computer is provided at the library to provide members of the community with access to select resources provided by the UConn Library and is available on a first come, first serve basis for 1 hour.

 

Public Programs and Workshops

The UConn Library at Hartford Public Library offers a number of public programs and workshops in collaboration with the Hartford Public Library, the UConn Hartford Campus, the UConn Library and other groups/organizations. With over 300 programs offered annual at the Hartford Public Library some in collaboration with UConn Hartford there’s a wide range of programming to engage our users. Programs range from data salons, workshops, author talks, community forums, musical performances including the popular Baby Grand Jazz series (November – April), games, and more.

 

Research Help

The UConn Library at Hartford Public Library is here to help you with your academic research needs and services available include:

  • In-person research assistance for your academic research needs for your assignments, research, and class projects from 9:30am-4pm Monday – Friday with in-depth assistance available by appointment.
  • Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC) staff available by appointment to provide assistance with aerial imagery, maps, map creation, and geospatial dataset related research needs.

 

Visit Us

UConn Library at the Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103