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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 9:00am

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been a hotly contested issue in the US, with staunch opposition from environmentalists up against strong support from many US and Canadian politicians. What's your position? Whether you are looking for evidence to support your point of view, or want to get a better grasp on the factors at play in this controversial issue, there are variety of resources to explore.

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 8:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills? Learning about the Dewey Library? Tutorials on how to use some of the cool new resources we have available to our patrons? Then take an hour or two out of a day and attend one of our workshops at the library! They’re free, informative, and a great investment of time for scholars of any level. Check out our schedule and see which ones interest you.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 8:00am

There are currently 13 Presidential Libraries in the U.S. With the 2016 presidential campaigns heating up, and Obama's presidency winding to a close, there will soon be a 14th. A hybrid of an archive and a museum, these facilities provide public access to the documents, objects, papers, and records of a President and their Administration. Read on to learn more.

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 8:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills? Learning about the Dewey Library? Tutorials on how to use some of the cool new resources we have available to our patrons? Then take an hour or two out of a day and attend one of our workshops at the library! They’re free, informative, and a great investment of time for scholars of any level. Check out our schedule and see which ones interest you.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juvenile offenders cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. This had far flung implication for states across the nation. Conducting research on this topic? Dig in with a variety of resources at the Dewey Library.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 8:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills? Learning about the Dewey Library? Tutorials on how to use some of the cool new resources we have available to our patrons? Then take an hour or two out of a day and attend one of our workshops at the library! They’re free, informative, and a great investment of time for scholars of any level. Check out our schedule and see which ones interest you.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 5:12pm

The first Dewey Student Advisory Board Meeting will take place on Monday, Oct. 26 at 4:00pm in Draper 105. We want to hear from you! Join us to share your perspective on the library and how we can better serve you.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:00am

From opportunities to study abroad during your time here at UAlbany, to disaster-related initiatives and overseas research opportunities, social work can be a global endeavor! If you're interested in the well-being and success of people from around the world, read on to see how you can learn more about international social work.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 8:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills? Learning about the Dewey Library? Tutorials on how to use some of the cool new resources we have available to our patrons? Then take an hour or two out of a day and attend one of our workshops at the library! They’re free, informative, and a great investment of time for scholars of any level. Check out our schedule and see which ones interest you.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00am

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.