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Dewey Blog

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 9:00am

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.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:00am

Please note that due to exterior renovation work, Dewey's side entrance and the peristyle leading from Draper to Dewey will be CLOSED on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 7am-4pm. The front entrance will remain open. Handicap access to the building will be available through the basement study room - please call the circulation desk at 518-442-3693 for assistance with disarming the door for handicap entry.

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 9:00am

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 4, 2016 - 9:00am

Did you know that between all the campus libraries, we have over 7000 Videos available for checkout? From documentaries to a selection of foreign, classic, independent, and feature films, there's something for everybody in the collection. Read on to learn how to find these items using the library catalog (Minerva).

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 9:00am

Coined in 2006, by Wired magazine writer Jeff Howe, the term crowdsourcing is getting increasing attention in libraries and archives. So, what is crowdsourcing, and how might it apply to libraries? Read on to find out!

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:37pm

The Dewey Student Advisory Board meets 1-2 times per semester to discuss the library and how we can best serve you. Your feedback is vital! Read on the learn how you can get involved.

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 9:00am

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, January 28, 2016 - 9:00am

The library may be overrun with scaffolding, but no worries - we are definitely open! Read on for the latest on the exterior renovation currently underway on the Library.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 9:00am

Heroin and opioid addiction is on the rise in the U.S., with a corresponding increase in fatalities. Across the country, many states are facing outcry from the public on the subject of the epidemic and how to fix it. Read on to learn more about researching this topic.

Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 9:00am

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.