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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:00am

Possibly one of the most helpful technologies available to patrons at Dewey are our scanning stations. Did you know they are free to use? Find out more about where our scanners are located, how to use them, and appropriate use.

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00am

Have you made an appointment with your library Subject Specialist? Dewey Library has three librarians who specialize in library resources related to one or more downtown campus programs. Meet Carol Anne Germain, our new library Subject Specialist for Information Studies.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am

Often designed to look like traditional cigarettes, "e-cigarettes" deliver flavors and/or nicotine to their user in a vapor form as opposed to smoke. Scientifically, the jury is still out on whether these products are safer than traditional cigarettes. The FDA currently does not regulate the e-cigarette market, but proposed new rules might change that. Read on for how to research this issue.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 8:00am

Please note that due to exterior renovation work, Dewey's side entrance and the peristyle leading from Draper to Dewey will be CLOSED on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 7am-4pm. The front entrance will remain open. Handicap access to the building will be available through the basement study room - please call the circulation desk at 518-442-3693 for assistance with disarming the door for handicap entry.

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:00am

Did you know that between all the campus libraries, we have over 7000 Videos available for checkout? From documentaries to a selection of foreign, classic, independent, and feature films, there's something for everybody in the collection. Read on to learn how to find these items using the library catalog (Minerva).

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 10:00am

Coined in 2006, by Wired magazine writer Jeff Howe, the term crowdsourcing is getting increasing attention in libraries and archives. So, what is crowdsourcing, and how might it apply to libraries? Read on to find out!

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 3:37pm

The Dewey Student Advisory Board meets 1-2 times per semester to discuss the library and how we can best serve you. Your feedback is vital! Read on the learn how you can get involved.

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 10:00am

Interested in sharpening your research skills, mastering resources available through the library, or streamlining your studies with new technology skills? We've got you covered with a variety of free workshops! Read on for this week's offerings.