Drugs, addiction and substance abuse are perennially topics of significant interest to students, particularly at the downtown campus. These topics are often multi-and interdisciplinary, particularly for those studying from a social work or social services perspective. Here are some of the new books on drugs and addiction
This Wednesday we are offering our Introduction to Research Databases workshop, designed to teach you how to effectively and efficiently search any database, from Academic Search Compete to Social Work Abstracts to PAIS International to Minerva, the Libraries’ catalog.
The University Libraries has an impressive collection. Between the three libraries, we house over 2,237,300 print volumes, almost 3 million microforms and more than 25 thousand maps and charts. Believe it or not, we are adding new resources to our collection all the time.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is the primary sponsor of a legislative proposal which would change the way the military responds to allegations of sexual assault. Sen. Gillibrand’s proposal would remove the decision regarding possible prosecutions from the military chain of command. Instead, it would have military lawyers make the decision.
Take a workshop at Dewey this week and learn how to find the information you need quickly and efficiently. Our Social Welfare Research Seminar will introduce you to key resources and search strategies in the field, while our advanced seminar, Evidence Based Practice, will show you how to find and evaluate research information for clinical social work practice.
The Dewey Library is pleased to introduce you to our newest blogger, Mark Seabury. He is an Information Studies Student who will be helping out behind the scenes during this semester. Here are some interesting productivity tools he recommends for students.
For many patrons, libraries provide a much needed bridge over the digital divide, giving them access to essential online resources for everything from finding a job to understanding a medical diagnosis. Time and again, libraries have demonstrated that they play a varied and essential role in their communities.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics defines filibuster as an “Attempt to obstruct parliamentary proceedings by prolonging debate. Common in the US Senate, where the right of free discussion is protected.
Although it doesn’t look like copyright legislation, a recent U.S. federal spending bill mandated that more federal funding agencies must require funded research results to be provided on a free or open access basis.
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