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Capital Campus Library

Capital About the Library

The Arthur C. Banks Jr. Library

Location: 5th Floor

The Arthur C. Banks, Jr. Library provides a broad range of academic resources and services in support of the college’s mission. Serving students, faculty, and staff, the library offers access to over 70 computers, a collection of over 47,000 print volumes and over 80 research databases. All databases can be accessed both on and off-campus using a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. 

The library’s website allows students to search for books in the library catalog, and articles in the research databases. In addition to our local collection of print materials, students, faculty and staff can request books from the other CT State Community College campus libraries or the  Connecticut State Universities and pick the items up within 2 business days at Capital’s library at no cost. In addition, Capital patrons have access to regional and national collections of books and other resources via interlibrary loan service. Students are encouraged to seek assistance from the library’s experienced staff. In addition to research assistance and computer help, librarians offer classroom instructional sessions to help students effectively tackle the research process and understand the importance of information literacy. 

Additional Features of the Arthur C. Banks Jr. Library:

  • Laptops and Webcams for student loan 
  • Group Study Rooms equipped with computers and whiteboards 
  • Silent/Quiet Study Areas 
  • Copy Machine 
  • Scannx Book ScanCenter 
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access for Students, Faculty, and Staff 
  • Anatomy and Physiology Models 
  • Reserve Collection of Course Textbooks 
  • A collection of print Magazines and Newspapers 

For additional information, contact the library at 860-906-5020 or