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Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
ATTENTION FACULTY MEMBERS! The due date for all books checked out by faculty and staff is April 30th and that is fast approaching. To avoid any late fines, be sure to return your books or renew them with your My Library Account. Faculty and staff may renew their books up to three times online. If you have reached your limit you will need to bring the books in to renew in person.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 11:00pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:00am
As scholars, we must “publish or perish.” As such, it is vitally important that we are aware of some basic issues related to copyright and licensing that affect scholarly published works. Lorre Smith, our resident librarian expert on the topic provides a quick overview of what it means to own copyright to a work and how to manage the rights and responsibilities that come with this ownership.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 9:00am
So you’re graduating with a masters in social welfare. Congratulations! But what about all the research you were working on? Life can be hard after graduation, but researching doesn’t have to be. Attend this webinar on May 20th to learn a bunch of tricks and resources that will keep you going long after your diploma is in your hand. You won’t regret it!
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9:00am
A new batch of reference books has made its way into the Dewey Graduate Library. The topics include criminal justice, information science for health services, and human services. Take a look at the titles next time you are on campus, you may find some useful information from these new resources. If these don’t have what you need, we may well have something else that fits the bill-- just ask!
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 9:00am
Love them or hate them, the Common Core standards are here and impacting schools from grades K-12 across the nation. But these standards don’t just impact the students and the teachers. Librarians must adapt to these standards and we at the Dewey Library are here to provide the resources you’ll need to do so. School Library Media Specialist students will find this list of resources very useful.
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 11:30pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 9:00am
Productivity; it’s something graduate students are supposed to be good at. But sometimes it seems like we’re better at procrastination than productivity. With distractions like Facebook, Tumblr, or whatever you use to waste time instantly available on every computer, tablet, or smartphone, getting things done seems almost impossible. Here are some time management tips to help you get back to work!
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 9:48pm
‘Death with dignity’ is a concept that has been getting much attention lately. On April 10th the School of Criminal Justice is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss the legal, ethical, medical, and personal aspects of end of life decision making. Euthanasia is a difficult topic to deal with, but this discussion panel hopes to clear up some of the confusion around the subject.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 4:08pm
Students across the country have just competed in the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)’s first ever Student Simulation Competition. Students were asked to develop grass-roots approaches to health care reform with the goal of creating a simulated policy that would save the country money and drastically improve the health of the nation.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 11:28pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 11:27pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 11:25pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 9:00am
In addition to being the national registry for copyright holders, the U.S. Copyright Office provides many other services to authors and other owners of intellectual property. In today’s post, read about the advocacy and policy functions of the Copyright Office as well as how to register the copyright for your own works. There are many useful links and an overview of the Copyright Office website.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:55am
Do you have an idea for a social science research project? Sage Research Methods (SRM) can help you set up your study correctly. Also great for getting a leg up on your Research Methods class, it has full text for reference works, books, articles, even videos to help you identify, understand and use the gamut of social science research methods. Grad student Alex gives his review in today’s post.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:29am
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 12:12pm
We’ve approached a critical juncture in any semester: the midterm point. It was actually Monday, March 9, so congratulate yourself on being over the hump. Unfortunately, the second half of the semester is often when things go into overdrive. Until the semester finally ends May 15, how do you keep yourself sane? Our intrepid blogger, graduate student Alex Hoag provides some tips in today’s post.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Today’s blog is about a new resource available through UAlbany Libraries. Unlike most of our databases which contain information or the full text of journal articles, PolicyMap provides an interesting collection of social science data & statistics. The real power in PolicyMap however is its interactive maps & visualization tools. Our programs downtown should find this new resource very useful.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 11:22pm
Have you ever wasted time searching for resources without turning up any useful results? What about the time you spend trying to figure out how to use a new database or research tool? The Dewey Library has a better way to invest your time. Spending just an hour or two in our research workshops can save you time for the rest of your academic career. Don’t search blindly, be prepared!