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Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 4:45pm

Here is the schedule of Social Welfare Research Seminars for the week of June 16-20th. Sure, we all know how to Google and throw some keywords in a database. In this class you can learn sophisticated, efficient search strategies to get the evidence based, peer reviewed research you need to complete assignments. Plus MSW students are required to attend prior to completing their 1st 15 credits.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:00am

International students and those studying global issues can benefit from our new resource, the Oxford Language Dictionaries Online. This is a comprehensive resource for foreign language study and use. It contains basic bilingual dictionaries for Portuguese, Japanese, Thai, Arabic, Korean, and Polish, as well as in depth dictionaries for Russian, Italian, French, Spanish, German and Chinese

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 10:00am

It’s that time of year! If you are a Ph.D. student, the Summer fixed date for returning or renewing books is tomorrow, May 31, 2014. Ph.D. students can renew books a maximum of 8 times, and this can be done through your MyLibrary account. This fixed due date applies to Ph.D. candidates only. Other students and faculty, please view our circulation loan policy for applicable lending periods.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

IIn the Fall Semester, The Great Dane Project gave the UAlbany community groups the opportunity to demonstrate school pride by decorating a 4-foot tall fiberglass Great Dane Eighteen groups participated in the project including one representing the Downtown Campus. The Downtown Dane is painted purple and photos were used to create a collage on the dog statue depicting life on the downtown campus.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:00am

Dewey Library extends a warm welcome to the summer Advanced Standing Masters’ in Social Work Students! Now that you are a grad student, it is a good idea to sharpen your research skills. MSW students must take the Social Welfare Research Seminar before completing the first fifteen credits in the social work program. Here is the Social Welfare Research Seminar schedule for June and early July.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 9:09am

The Dewey Library is here for you during the summer. Now that all your final papers, projects and exams from the Spring semester are in the rear view, all you may want to think about is getting some sleep. If, however, you are taking summer classes, have an ongoing project or want to get a jump on next semester, you may want to come into Dewey to do some research or find a quiet place to study.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 2:00am

This is it, your last chance to take our Social Welfare Research Seminar this semester!

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 9:00am

We are offering two sessions of our Social Welfare Research Seminar and one session of our Evidence Based Practice workshop this, the second to last week of the semester. If you have been thinking of taking either of these classes, sign up now before it is too late.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00am

BlurbThis week is your last opportunity this semester to take our Introduction to Research Databases class. Learn search strategies and techniques that will cut down the amount of time you spend doing research and enable you to get more accurate and comprehensive results.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 2:00am

This week we are offering Evidence Based Practice, an hour-long advanced seminar that focuses on how to find and evaluate information for clinical practice in social welfare.