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Monday, January 20, 2014 - 11:44am

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.

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 11:43am

Circ Image.jpgFinally, the stress, pain and sleep deprivation of the end-of-semester crunch are over. It’s time to relax and catch up on all the TV episodes that have been piling up on your DVR. Wait, what about the book you forgot to return to the Libraries? What a headache! If you don’t return it soon, you are going to start racking up the fines.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 11:48am

As the semester draws to a close and exhausted student’s flee campus for the comfort and relaxation of home, the University Libraries are getting ready for a little down time of our own. Dewey and the Science Library will be closed from December 20th to January 1st. The University Library will be closed December 25th and January 1st. These closing necessitate a change in certain services

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 11:49am

Is there such thing as too many books? Of course not! As long as they keep publishing them, we’ll keep buying them. That’s how we help keep the downtown campus on top of new ideas and hot trends in the fields. Among our recent acquisitions for the Information Science collection are several books focusing on the technical side of things. Check them out!

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:50am

Citation Generators: Your New Best FriendJust when you think you have finally put to bed that research paper that has haunted you for the past week and a half, it hits you: you still have to cite your sources! If only there was some sort of magic tool that would organize all your sources for you and spit out a perfectly formatted bibliography just in the nick of time?

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:52am

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for natural gas has generated a great deal of controversy regarding the impacts on the environment and public health. The controversy is ongoing in many areas of the United States including New York State. There has been a moratorium on the practice in New York State since 2008. Nevertheless, the controversy continues on many fronts...

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 11:55am

Dewey Workshops 12/2- 12/6 Dewey Library is offering a single workshop this week: Wednesday, December 4, we are offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar at 2:00pm. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 3:12pm

The recently released feature film Captain Phillips has brought modern day piracy to the silver screen. The movie, based on an actual occurrence of piracy off the Horn of Africa, has raised public awareness of the crime which until recently most had thought was an outdated practice...

Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 3:14pm

The Dewey Library is offering a single workshop due to the holiday weekend. Monday, Nov. 25 we are offering Resources for Evidence Based Practice at 10:00am. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 3:16pm

Over at the Copyright Advisory Network is a great tool called the Fair Use Evaluator and it will be a very good tool to bookmark for when you have questions regarding your use of an item protected by copyright.