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.
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
Using an online dictionary is one way to make use of the Kindle Papwerwhites we have available to lend. Photo credit: Aurora Becker
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
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.
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.
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...
We are only offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar this week: Wednesday 9/18 3:00PM-5:00PM Introduction to Research Databases If you’d like to sign up for an instruction session at Dewey you can do so online, in person at the reference desk, or by calling us at 442 3691.
A reminder to all Ph.D. candidates that the summer fixed date for returning or renewing books is this coming Monday, September 30, 2012. Ph.D. students are able to renew books a maximum of 8 times, and this can be done through your My Library Account.
Here are some of the latest and greatest books that have been added to the reference collection!