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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 9:00am

The semester wrapping up and we at Dewey hope you enjoy your much-deserved winter break! Meanwhile, we're also taking our own break with a brief building closure from December 21 to January 2nd. Read on for all the details on the closure and what services are available during the break.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 9:00am

Are you an MSW student looking to find out more about professional development or joining professional associations within your field? Whether it is out of personal interest or for research purposes, Dewey has a variety of sources available on the subject.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 9:00am

Are you interested in learning about corrupt practices in relation to elections? Most of us have probably heard of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which helped end voting practices that discriminate based on race, color, or membership in a language minority group, but there's much more behind election fraud. Find out more on the resources available through Dewey to assist in your research.

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 8:00am

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.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 8:00am

Are you working on a marketing campaign or marketing materials for an information environment, or are you researching marketing strategies for libraries or archives? Whether it is out of personal interest or for research purposes, Dewey has a variety of sources available on the subject. Find out more on how to start your search.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 8:00am

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.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:00am

On the forty-fifth anniversary of the Attica Prison riot, Heather Ann Thompson releases her book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy," an overview of how the infamous riot occurred, how the state responded, and a look at its impact on the victims and the correctional system. Find out more on the Attica uprising and the topical resources available through Dewey.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:00am

November is National Adoption Month! This year's theme is "Promoting and Supporting Sibling Connections." See our overview of resources on increasing national awareness and bringing attention to the need for permanent families for children and youth in the U.S. foster care system. Then see what research resources we have available at Dewey on adoption and the foster care system.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 8:00am

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.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 8:00am

Starting in December 2014, President Obama and President Castro agreed to a change in relations between the United States and Cuba, showing the beginning of a major shift from the previous Cold War-era policy. Find out more on the history of the United States' relations with Cuba and what research resources are available at Dewey.