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UConn Libraries Homer Babbidge Library
369 Fairfield Way
Storrs, CT 06269
Telephone: 860-486-2518
E-mail: Ask a library form
Internet: UConn Libraries

They have an outstanding Connecticut genealogy collection.[1]

Mission

  • One of the 13 libraries on the campus of the University of Connecticut. The Learning Commons, featured on Level 1, offers two large information retrieval cafes; a 40-workstation computer lab; two electronic instruction classrooms; digitizing and scanning services; a writing center; a math tutoring center; research assistance; a language tutoring and cultural center; a center for computer technology training and media editing; and personal computer help services. The Babbidge Library also houses a Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC), which is the largest public map collection in New England and a nationally acclaimed resource for geospatial data. MAGIC, in collaboration with several other campus departments, operates the Connecticut State Data Center, the state's official liaison to the U.S. Census Bureau, which provides a single portal for all socioeconomic data for the state and its municipalities. Also included are an Art & Design Library and reading room; the Roper Center Public Opinion Archives; comprehensive collections of current and retrospective Federal and Connecticut documents; extensive video and audio collections; and two video theaters.[2]

Historical Background

Links

References

  1. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 25. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  2. Overview of Libraries