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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Coined in 2006, by Wired magazine writer Jeff Howe, the term crowdsourcing is getting increasing attention in libraries and archives. So, what is crowdsourcing, and how might it apply to libraries? Read on to find out!
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:37pm
The Dewey Student Advisory Board meets 1-2 times per semester to discuss the library and how we can best serve you. Your feedback is vital! Read on the learn how you can get involved.
Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 9:00am
Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 9:00am
The library may be overrun with scaffolding, but no worries - we are definitely open! Read on for the latest on the exterior renovation currently underway on the Library.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 9:00am
Heroin and opioid addiction is on the rise in the U.S., with a corresponding increase in fatalities. Across the country, many states are facing outcry from the public on the subject of the epidemic and how to fix it. Read on to learn more about researching this topic.
Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 9:00am
Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
Welcome back! Here at the library, we’re looking forward to helping you get this semester off to a great start. Read on for four quick tips on how to dig into this semester with the library as your platform.
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 9:00am
We're expanding our class list this semester! From new subject-specific research workshops, to citation managers like Zotero and organizational tools like Evernote - plus two classes back again from their first run this fall on PolicyMap and Sage Research Methods PLUS our regular roster of workshops, we've got you covered from nearly every angle!
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:00am
You asked - we listened! We heard from our student Advisory Board this past Fall semester that you would prefer us to open earlier on Sundays. Read on to learn more about this and other changes to Dewey's service hours, along with info on the Student Advisory Board
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:00am
Got organization? If not - it's no wonder! Between balancing work, school, and personal commitments, you probably have a lot on your plate. The good news is that there are tools out there that can help you stay on top of everything, including the popular free organization app called Evernote! Read on for an intro to the app and tips for getting the most out of it.
Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 9:00am
Want to take care of fines you racked up during that hectic end of semester rush? You can do this from home, or wait until the semester begins - read on to learn how.
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 9:00am
The semester's a wrap and we at Dewey hope you are enjoying your much-deserved winter break! Meanwhile, we're also taking our own break with a brief building closure from December 19 to January 3rd. Read on for all the details on the closure and what services are available during the break.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 9:00am
We want to wish a fond farewell to Reserves Clerk Ryan Allen, who has received a promotion and is leaving the Dewey Library this week.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 9:00am
Are you an recent grad or alum of the MSW program here at UAlbany? Branch out with handy links to a series of useful resources for MSW grads with this Toolkit - and learn about the library resources and services you will continue to be able to access as a UAlbany alumni!
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 9:00am
Winter is coming and with it the opportunity to get things done that you just don’t have time for during the semester. For faculty that can mean many things, among them, finding funding for your research and that means grant writing! The Dewey Graduate Library is here to bring you all the help and resources UAlbany can provide in the hopes that your endeavors are successful.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 9:00am
From well-reasoned arguments for and against, to impassioned internet debates and high profile news stories, to internet memes that range from the humorous to the harshly critical - chances are you've read, heard, or seen something recently about the push for a $15 minimum wage in New York state and beyond. Cut through the noise and find resources to form your own opinion with this research guide.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 8:00am
This is your final chance this semester to take a look at the resources available to Social Welfare students. Explore library databases, guides, internet resources, and most importantly, get to know the Social Welfare librarian, Elaine Lasda-Bergman! Be prepared for the rigors of research with this workshop.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 9:00am
The semester is nearly over and intersession is just over the horizon. Brief though it may be, it offers faculty a respite to the constant bustle of the semester and allows you to get your own academic affairs in order. So while you have the time, why not look into submitting your research to the University at Albany Scholars Archive? With all the benefits it brings, there’s no reason not to!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 9:00am
With the rise of the internet, many archives are becoming ever more accessible via digitization efforts. From historians, to genealogical researchers, to students, journalists, and more, the growth of digital archives represents an opportunity for researchers of all types to access documents, data, photographs, and more - items that in the past might have been very difficult to view.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:00am
Dewey’s circulation staff is made of a small team of dedicated and hard-working people. If you’ve ever needed help with library equipment or a problem at the circulation desk, chances are one of them has helped you. But who are they? What do they do here besides take fines and help with printer problems? Get to know them and their jobs behind the scenes in this series of short interviews.