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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 5:00pm

IIn the Fall Semester, The Great Dane Project gave the UAlbany community groups the opportunity to demonstrate school pride by decorating a 4-foot tall fiberglass Great Dane Eighteen groups participated in the project including one representing the Downtown Campus. The Downtown Dane is painted purple and photos were used to create a collage on the dog statue depicting life on the downtown campus.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:00am

Dewey Library extends a warm welcome to the summer Advanced Standing Masters’ in Social Work Students! Now that you are a grad student, it is a good idea to sharpen your research skills. MSW students must take the Social Welfare Research Seminar before completing the first fifteen credits in the social work program. Here is the Social Welfare Research Seminar schedule for June and early July.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 9:09am

The Dewey Library is here for you during the summer. Now that all your final papers, projects and exams from the Spring semester are in the rear view, all you may want to think about is getting some sleep. If, however, you are taking summer classes, have an ongoing project or want to get a jump on next semester, you may want to come into Dewey to do some research or find a quiet place to study.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 2:00am

This is it, your last chance to take our Social Welfare Research Seminar this semester!

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 9:00am

We are offering two sessions of our Social Welfare Research Seminar and one session of our Evidence Based Practice workshop this, the second to last week of the semester. If you have been thinking of taking either of these classes, sign up now before it is too late.

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00am

BlurbThis week is your last opportunity this semester to take our Introduction to Research Databases class. Learn search strategies and techniques that will cut down the amount of time you spend doing research and enable you to get more accurate and comprehensive results.

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 2:00am

This week we are offering Evidence Based Practice, an hour-long advanced seminar that focuses on how to find and evaluate information for clinical practice in social welfare.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:00am

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 11:00am

In August 2012, the Board of Directors of the Association of College and Research Libraries convened a task force to update the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. Co-chaired by Trudi Jacobson, Head of the Information Literacy Department at the University Libraries, the task force is made up of leaders in the information literacy field and higher education.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:30am

DSM Library, including the updated The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is now available online. The DSM-5 is a classification and diagnostic tool used by a variety of professionals ranging from psychologists to insurance providers.