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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:00am

With recent discussions of repealing and replacing "Obamacare," have you wondered what the Affordable Care Act actually entails? Today we'll cover some resources on this piece of legislation and how to research different discussions regarding the Affordable Care Act.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 10:00am

[In the public libraries community, sharing ideas is often welcomed and promoted, but borrowing children's programming ideas is a far stretch from "borrowing" research information. Learn more about information policies regarding plagiarism - how UAlbany handles infractions and how to avoid unintentionally plagiarizing with citation assistance.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 10:00am

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.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Join us in celebrating Fair Use Week, a time to "promote and discuss the opportunities presented, celebrate successful stories, and explain the doctrine!" The issue of Fair Use is significant to all students as it personally impacts the world of education and intellectual property every day. Keep reading to find out helpful tips and resources for further reading and research.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00am

February is Black History Month! Join us in celebrating the lives and work of the numerable African American pioneers in social work and social justice. Keep reading to find out the best tools to research some of these historical figures.

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 10:00am

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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:00am

The management and aggregation of big data is crucial across fields of study and raises both legal and ethical questions in regards to how it is used and stored. If you're interested in how public policy defines and is impacted by big data, keep reading! Dewey has a sweeping collection of resources on big data to assist you in your research.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 10:00am

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.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:00am

The issue of "open Internet" or net neutrality has links to nearly all areas of the information science field. Whether you have an interest in public libraries or information technology, the current and future policies will have an impact on your field and the community you serve. Keep reading to find out more about net neutrality and the different issues it presents.

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:00am

Welcome back! Here at the library, we’re looking forward to helping you get this semester off to a great start. Read on for Dewey's building and reference hours, register for one of our tours, and find out about Dewey's Welcome Back event!