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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 9:06am

Reference books provide quick and concise answers to your research questions, and are a more vetted source than Google. Our online reference section provides easy and efficient access to all of the reference e-books the libraries have access to. Many of these online reference books can be searched like any database or web page, which makes finding the answers you’re looking for that much easier.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 10:56am

You know the old saying “you have to spend money to make money”? The same logic can be applied to library research: you have to invest time to save time. Spending an hour or two in the Dewey classroom now will save you time for the duration of your program. Our workshops will help you increase productivity and make you an efficient and effective researcher. Check out what is available this week.

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:40am

The issue of renewable energy is interdisciplinary, cutting across disciplines such as public policy, environmental science, economics and business. Debates continue at a federal level and beyond over the topic of renewable energy. Dewey Library has many resources to help you identify key issues and concepts in the debate over renewable energy. Here’s an overview of some renewable energy materials

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:49am

November is National Adoption Month. “Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections” is the focus of this year’s campaign. Preservation of sibling relationships when children enter the child welfare system is an important way to create stability and support for children in care. Take a look at today’s blog for some great resources on adoption and child welfare available at the Dewey Library!

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 10:54am

You know the old saying “you have to spend money to make money”? The same logic can be applied to library research: you have to invest time to save time. Spending an hour or two in the Dewey classroom now will save you time for the duration of your program. Our workshops will help you increase productivity and make you an efficient and effective researcher. Check out what is available this week.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 9:26am

Copyright is a vital protection for creators of original works. Copyrighted materials can be exempt from certain restrictions under certain conditions, a policy known as “Fair Use.” Fair use policy is complex and can be nuanced, but best practice guidelines are available for fair use of various types of content and media formats. Read on to learn about some best practice documents on fair use.

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 10:52am

You know the old saying “you have to spend money to make money”? The same logic can be applied to library research: you have to invest time to save time. Spending an hour or two in the Dewey classroom now will save you time for the duration of your program. Our workshops will help you increase productivity and make you an efficient and effective researcher. Check out what is available this week.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:34am

Dewey Library still needs your input! Our reference services survey is in full swing and we need more responses! If you haven’t heard, we are trying to improve services to better suit student needs, and we need to know how you use the library! Even if this is your last semester and you have yet to set foot inside the building your answers will be helpful. Click “Read More” for the link!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:45am

The University Libraries recently “cut the ribbon” on Scholars Archive, our campus institutional repository. This service is poised to be the go-to resource for locating and storing scholarship at UAlbany. Information Studies students who may be interested in how these repositories work and are structured may find this post useful, as well as scholars who would like to deposit their research.

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:49am

You know the old saying “you have to spend money to make money”? The same logic can be applied to library research: you have to invest time to save time. Spending an hour or two in the Dewey classroom now will save you time for the duration of your program. Our workshops will help you increase productivity and make you an efficient and effective researcher. Check out what is available this week.