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Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 11:19am

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.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 11:23am

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.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 9:17am

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.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 2:06pm

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.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 2:03pm

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.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 1:21pm

This is the New Dewey Blog

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:21am

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. This has caused a flurry of news items and blog posts regarding the impact it will have on wider availability of scholarly communication.

Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 2:09pm

Join us in the Dewey classroom for our Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research workshop. This session will cover sources for finding the legal authority for a policy, legislative history and evaluating federal public policies.

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:10am

Come one, come all! Join in the Friday poll! Tell us where in Dewey Library you like to study. Do you like to claim a space at one of the computers on the first floor or do you prefer to camp out in the Quite Study area downstairs?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:56am

Writing is an essential skill for any social welfare scholar. Whether writing for a class, professional writing when you are out in the field, or writing scholarly research, the Dewey Graduate Library has a number of resources to guide you through the writing process.