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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:54am

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.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 8:54am

This week we are offering our ICPSR, Data and Statistical Resources workshop. This will be the last time this semester this Seminar is offered: Tuesday October 29th at 2:00pm. Also offered this week is Evidence Based Practice on Wednesday October 30th at 1:00pm .

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 8:54am

Maria Pallante, our Register of Copyrights gave a lecture March 4th this year stating her case that the copyright law is in need of major revision. Her lecture, “The Next Great Copyright Act” found its way to the attention of legislators in the House of Representatives.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:54am

A local murder case hinges on a controversial new DNA fingerprinting method, probabilistic genotyping, which uses specialized software to analyze low-quality and mixed DNA samples. While courts in Virginia, California and Pennsylvania have accepted this technique as evidence, it has yet to be used in a New York courtroom.

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 8:54am

This week Dewey is offering three seminars. Evidence Based Practice: Monday, October 21 at 10:00am Social Welfare Research Seminar: Wednesday, October 23 at 2:30pm

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:54am

Using an online dictionary is one way to make use of the Kindle Papwerwhites we have available to lend. Photo credit: Aurora Becker

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 8:44am

This week Dewey is adding another seminar called ICPSR, Data and Statistical Resources, which will provide you with the knowledge to research statistical information and xplore the ICPSR repository site. This seminar is only offered twice! Once this week on Monday, October 14 at 6:00pm and two weeks after this date on Tuesday, October 29 at 2:00pm

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:58am

Have you ever needed a book right away and didn’t have time to wait for the library to order it through interlibrary loan? Remember how frustrated you got when the book that you had to have for class wasn’t on the library shelf? Now, you can obtain the books you need in a flash with a borrowed Kindle from the Dewey Graduate Library.

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 8:34am

Dewey is offering two new seminars this week, Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research and Evidence Based Practice. These seminars will guide you into finding sources through electronic databases on evaluated research information on either Public policies or clinical social work.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:39am

This year marks the 25th anniversary of New York Archives Week, October 6-12, which promotes awareness of the many archives available to the general public across the state. Organized by the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.), the celebration features an impressive calendar of events throughout the week at institutions across the state...