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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 8:34am

Dewey is offering two new seminars this week, Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research and Evidence Based Practice. These seminars will guide you into finding sources through electronic databases on evaluated research information on either Public policies or clinical social work.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:39am

This year marks the 25th anniversary of New York Archives Week, October 6-12, which promotes awareness of the many archives available to the general public across the state. Organized by the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.), the celebration features an impressive calendar of events throughout the week at institutions across the state...

Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 7:30am

We are only offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar this week: Wednesday 9/18 3:00PM-5:00PM Introduction to Research Databases If you’d like to sign up for an instruction session at Dewey you can do so online, in person at the reference desk, or by calling us at 442 3691.

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 7:30am

A reminder to all Ph.D. candidates that the summer fixed date for returning or renewing books is this coming Monday, September 30, 2012. Ph.D. students are able to renew books a maximum of 8 times, and this can be done through your My Library Account.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 7:30am

Here are some of the latest and greatest books that have been added to the reference collection!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:30am

Social work is a challenging and, at times, stressful profession. Finding successful and healthy ways to manage stress can be challenging, and, unfortunately, something that not all professionals are able to do. Add to that the stress of personal issues like family and money, and the result can be a professional who is suffering from a mental illness or addiction.

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 7:30am

We are once again offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar and the Introduction to Research Databases workshop.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:30am

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 7:30am

The September 12, 2013 issue of the New York Times has a thought provoking editorial on its opinion page, “Legalizing Marihuana”. The editorial notes that while some states have legalized medical use of marihuana and others have legalized recreational use, the federal government still considers mere possession of marihuana to be a crime.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 7:30am

Come to our Introduction to Research Databases workshop and learn the basics on how to effectively search our databases. This session will help you save a lot of time in the future. The Social Welfare Research Seminar will introduce you to relevant resources in the social welfare field.