Libraries Within Libraries: The University of Connecticut (UConn) Library at the Hartford Public Library to Celebrate First Anniversary Next Month
From UConn News:
In downtown Hartford, there is now a collection of works that addresses the needs of University of Connecticut students while also expanding upon offerings for the public.
When it moved to its new location a year ago, the Hartford Campus began working with the Hartford Public Library to occupy a portion of the facility. The two entities enjoy a seamless relationship, says Michael Howser, outgoing library director who oversaw the transition of the facility, in both a physical and a philosophical sense.
The first challenge was the physical moving of 60,000 items from the existing Trecker Library at the former UConn campus in West Hartford to the new downtown location.
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