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Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 3:06pm

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics defines filibuster as an “Attempt to obstruct parliamentary proceedings by prolonging debate. Common in the US Senate, where the right of free discussion is protected.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 3:03pm

Although it doesn’t look like copyright legislation, a recent U.S. federal spending bill mandated that more federal funding agencies must require funded research results to be provided on a free or open access basis.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 2:21pm

This is the New Dewey Blog

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 12:21pm

Although it doesn’t look like copyright legislation, a recent U.S. federal spending bill mandated that more federal funding agencies must require funded research results to be provided on a free or open access basis. This has caused a flurry of news items and blog posts regarding the impact it will have on wider availability of scholarly communication.

Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 3:09pm

Join us in the Dewey classroom for our Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research workshop. This session will cover sources for finding the legal authority for a policy, legislative history and evaluating federal public policies.

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 12:10pm

Come one, come all! Join in the Friday poll! Tell us where in Dewey Library you like to study. Do you like to claim a space at one of the computers on the first floor or do you prefer to camp out in the Quite Study area downstairs?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 12:56pm

Writing is an essential skill for any social welfare scholar. Whether writing for a class, professional writing when you are out in the field, or writing scholarly research, the Dewey Graduate Library has a number of resources to guide you through the writing process.

Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Whether you are new the downtown campus or gearing up to tackle your dissertation or thesis, a tour of Dewey Library is a smart way to start off your semester.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 11:00am

Your days of wondering when the bus is going to show up are over! A joint project of the Office of Environmental Sustainability and the Office of Parking and Mass Transit Services has equipped the UAlbany Bus Fleet with GPS trackers so that riders can determine if their bus is running on schedule.

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 12:44pm

Kick off the semester with an orientation tour of the Dewey Library. Learn all about the information commons, the libraries’ website, interlibrary loan, UA Delivery and much more. Meet your guide at the Dewey Reference desk.