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Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:00am

Cramming for midterms? You've probably heard that classical music aids in studying. Good news - recent research confirms this effect - and other benefits too! If you'd like to tap into better study time and more relaxation, but are low on classical music in your music collection, read on to learn how you can access thousands of classical music tracks for FREE, on demand through the library!

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 3:44pm

According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics figures, nearly 84% of social workers are women. With International Women's Day approaching on March 8, now is a great time to take a look at the way gender and the profession intersect.

Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 10:00am

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.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Want a book, video, or other print material from Uptown? Forget all about filling in UA Delivery requests through ILLIAD - now you can request Downtown delivery for items available Uptown at the Science Library or University Library right in Minerva, making it easier than ever to get the materials you need! Read on to learn about how this new service works.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 8:51pm

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the highest Court in America is down to 8 members. The potential short and long term legal, political, and cultural impacts are shaking up the national debate and stirring up a huge variety of questions and conjecture. Fascinated by the situation? We are too - and we've got tons of resources available to help you dig deeper!

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 10:00am

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.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:00am

Possibly one of the most helpful technologies available to patrons at Dewey are our scanning stations. Did you know they are free to use? Find out more about where our scanners are located, how to use them, and appropriate use.

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 10:00am

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.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00am

Have you made an appointment with your library Subject Specialist? Dewey Library has three librarians who specialize in library resources related to one or more downtown campus programs. Meet Carol Anne Germain, our new library Subject Specialist for Information Studies.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:00am

Often designed to look like traditional cigarettes, "e-cigarettes" deliver flavors and/or nicotine to their user in a vapor form as opposed to smoke. Scientifically, the jury is still out on whether these products are safer than traditional cigarettes. The FDA currently does not regulate the e-cigarette market, but proposed new rules might change that. Read on for how to research this issue.