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Start the Semester Off Right with Dewey's Super Librarians

Welcome back! Here at the library, we’re looking forward to helping you get this semester off to a great start. Read on for Dewey's building and reference hours, register for one of our tours, and find out how Dewey's librarians will become your favorite superheroes.

Dewey Library Superheroes are Here to Help

Visit one of our Subject Specialists

  • For Criminal Justice, Law, Political Science, Public Administration & Policy, and Government Information, see Cathy Dwyer 4-7 on Mondays, or contact her at or 518-442-3699 to schedule an appointment.
  • For Social Welfare and Gerontology, see Elaine Lasda Bergman 4-7 on Tuesdays, or contact her at or 518-442-3695 to schedule an appointment.
  • For Information Studies and Informatics, see Carol Anne Germain 1-3 on Wednesdays, or contact her at or 518-442-3590 to schedule an appointment.

Take a Tour

Take a tour of the Dewey Graduate Library with Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno to learn the basics about reserves, electronic databases, interlibrary loan, UA delivery and more. Register today by visiting the Dewey Library workshops and seminar calendar. We have tours scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 and September 6, and Wednesday, August 31 and September 7.

Building Hours

For a full listing of our hours and exceptions to the below times, visit the University Libraries' website.

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-11:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am-7:00pm

Extended Reference Hours: August 29 - September 18*

*For a complete list of Fall 2016 reference hours, visit our webpage.

  • Monday-Wednesday: 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Thursday-Friday: 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm

Need Guidance?

Stop by the front desk at Dewey for a Graduate Student Survival Guide - it has all the info you need at a glance about hours, services, subject librarians, and more - or shoot us your questions via email.

Blog Created By: Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno
Image Credit: Mark Schmidt

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