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Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 9:00am

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.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 9:00am

On the forty-fifth anniversary of the Attica Prison riot, Heather Ann Thompson releases her book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy," an overview of how the infamous riot occurred, how the state responded, and a look at its impact on the victims and the correctional system. Find out more on the Attica uprising and the topical resources available through Dewey.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 9:00am

November is National Adoption Month! This year's theme is "Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections." See our overview of resources on increasing national awareness and bringing attention to the need for permanent families for children and youth in the U.S. foster care system. Then see what research resources we have available at Dewey on adoption and the foster care system.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 9:00am

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.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:00am

Starting in December 2014, President Obama and President Castro agreed to a change in relations between the United States and Cuba, showing the beginning of a major shift from the previous Cold War-era policy. Find out more on the history of the United States' relations with Cuba and what research resources are available at Dewey.

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 9:00am

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.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 9:00am

Are you an Information Science student looking to find out more about professional development or joining professional associations within your field? Whether it is out of personal interest or for research purposes, Dewey has a variety of sources available on the subject.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am

Join Bill and Linda Babbitt and Diane Cameron at a special forum on October 6, featuring footage from documentarian Mike Camoin's "Life or Death," which explores issues relating to crime, mental illness, and justice.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:00am

Did you know that with legislation like New York's Fair Chance Act, it is illegal for most employers in New York City to ask about the criminal records of job applicants before making a job offer? Find out more about researching "Check the Box" or "Ban the Box" campaigns and legislation such as the Fair Chance Act and what resources are available on the topic at Dewey.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 9:00am

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.