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Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 3:18pm

The Dewey Library is offering several workshops this week. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 3:20pm

Human trafficking is a grave social issue and one that many social welfare students and researchers may wish to study. We have all seen the many stories about human trafficking in the news.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 3:21pm

The University Libraries bring you another great resource to jumpstart your research on any number of topics.

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 3:22pm

The Dewey Library is offering several of the advanced workshops this week. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 11:42am

Oh Smartphones, where would we be without them? They wake us up on time, tell us where the nearest gas station is, help us keep our spending on track and bring us videos of puppies doing adorable things. They even put the University Libraries’ wealth of information at our fingertips!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 2:37pm

Students who are in the School Media track of the Information Studies program will be interested in the following new acquisitions at the Dewey Library. Dewey collects resources that cover the art of delivering library services to youth as well as resources that identify important trends in children’s literature.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 3:38pm

here are NO instruction sessions this week. Don’t forget our subject specialists are available for appointments if you need research assistance. Social Welfare Elaine Lasda Bergman 442-3695 Criminal Justice or Public Administration and Policy Richard Irving 442-3698 Information Studies Deborah Bernnard 442-3699

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 3:47pm

Our federal government is a complex entity where legislative and regulatory oversight of a particular industry or issue is shared by multiple committees, departments and offices employing a myriad of personnel, each playing her own part. Identifying key players among this thriving mass of humanity seems like an insurmountable task.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 7:54am

The University Libraries never rests in its quest to slake the UAlbany community’s thirst for knowledge. To that end, we are constantly in the lookout for new and informative books to add to our collection. The Dewey Library has recently added several new resources to its reference collection.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 7:54am

Whether you are interested in healthcare reform, federal housing assistance or the child welfare system, researching topics in social welfare policy requires an interdisciplinary approach, encompassing resources from both the social welfare and public policy fields. Fortunately, the University Libraries has extensive collections in both fields.