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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 7:30am

Here are some of the latest and greatest books that have been added to the reference collection!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:30am

Social work is a challenging and, at times, stressful profession. Finding successful and healthy ways to manage stress can be challenging, and, unfortunately, something that not all professionals are able to do. Add to that the stress of personal issues like family and money, and the result can be a professional who is suffering from a mental illness or addiction.

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 7:30am

We are once again offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar and the Introduction to Research Databases workshop.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:30am

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its sixth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 7:30am

The September 12, 2013 issue of the New York Times has a thought provoking editorial on its opinion page, “Legalizing Marihuana”. The editorial notes that while some states have legalized medical use of marihuana and others have legalized recreational use, the federal government still considers mere possession of marihuana to be a crime.

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 7:30am

Come to our Introduction to Research Databases workshop and learn the basics on how to effectively search our databases. This session will help you save a lot of time in the future. The Social Welfare Research Seminar will introduce you to relevant resources in the social welfare field.

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:30am

Here are some select books you can see in our new display: "Technology In the Field." iPads, Kindles, and smartphones are some of the tech tools we rely on in the library, what is key technology in your field? Take a look at our display and be sure to pick up the bibliography which lists lots of great resources for all downtown disciplines.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 7:30am

As libraries reinvent themselves in the face our changing digital landscape, it is only logical that new and renovated library spaces not only reflect these changes but also seek to take an active and innovative role in reimagining the library as space.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:30am

Edward Snowden’s leaking of information regarding the National Security Agency’s (NSA) electronic surveillance programs has stimulated a public policy debate regarding the balance between the need for information to protect national security versus the right of citizens to be protected from excessive government surveillance.

Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 7:30am

The workshops at Dewey provide you with tips and tricks on how to make the most out of using our library resources for research and assignment. This is the first week of our Social Welfare Research Seminar. This seminar will introduce you to relevant resources in the social welfare field.