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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:00am

Discover some of our subject librarians' favorite resources in our "Best of Reference" series. Each week you will find a variety of selected reference materials from our collection that are specific to one subject area. This week, we focus on Cathy Dwyer's selections for Criminal Justice.

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:30pm

The summer Social Welfare Research Seminar schedule is now available. Register online.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Discover some of our subject librarians' favorite resources in our "Best of Reference" series. Each week you will find a variety of selected reference materials from our collection that are specific to one subject area. This week, we focus on Elaine Lasda's selections for Social Welfare.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:00am

Discover some of our subject librarians' favorite resources in our "Best of Reference" series. Each week you will find a variety of selected reference materials from our collection that are specific to one subject area. This week, we focus on Cathy Dwyer's selections for Public Policy.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:27am

Summer classes have begun and we here at Dewey are still here to provide whatever services you need - whether it be a cool spot to study for summer classes or a reference appointment with your subject librarian. Keep reading to find out our summer hours and how to schedule an appointment with your subject librarian.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:00am

Did you know the scaffolding and the mesh protecting the stained glass windows have been removed from the Dewey Graduate Library? The scaffolding around the library and at the front entrance was removed last week. Some construction is still ongoing, but the Dewey renovation is 95% complete!

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 3:40pm

Last month, Good Morning America came to film part of an interview with Paula O'Neil and Chantel Batuk at the Dewey Graduate Library. O'Neil and Batuk are a mother-daughter duo getting their undergraduate degrees from UAlbany's School of Social Work this weekend. The interview underscores the importance of family, education, and perseverance.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00am

Stress Less at the Dewey Graduate Library! With exams around the corner, we want to remind you not to stress! This May, the Dewey Library will be featuring study break stations and events throughout the last week of classes and the exam period.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 9:00am

Traditionally, when we thing of leaders in the workplace, we think of managers and directors, but this is not always the case. Managers and directors are not always ideal leaders, but even if they are, that does not mean that lower level staff are incapable of filling leadership roles. Keep reading for tips on professional development and researching leadership skill within the library setting.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 9:00am

As with any academic field, it is essential to have a grounded understanding of research methods in criminal justice. This includes quantitative and qualitative research strategies, but also moral and ethical concerns, especially when you're working with vulnerable populations and communities. Keep reading to learn more about what resources are available through Dewey.