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Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 3:37pm
Students who are in the School Media track of the Information Studies program will be interested in the following new acquisitions at the Dewey Library. Dewey collects resources that cover the art of delivering library services to youth as well as resources that identify important trends in children’s literature.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 4:38pm
here are NO instruction sessions this week. Don’t forget our subject specialists are available for appointments if you need research assistance. Social Welfare Elaine Lasda Bergman 442-3695 elasdabergman@albany.edu Criminal Justice or Public Administration and Policy Richard Irving 442-3698 rirving@albany.edu Information Studies Deborah Bernnard 442-3699 debernnard@albany.edu
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 4:47pm
Our federal government is a complex entity where legislative and regulatory oversight of a particular industry or issue is shared by multiple committees, departments and offices employing a myriad of personnel, each playing her own part. Identifying key players among this thriving mass of humanity seems like an insurmountable task.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 8:54am
The University Libraries never rests in its quest to slake the UAlbany community’s thirst for knowledge. To that end, we are constantly in the lookout for new and informative books to add to our collection. The Dewey Library has recently added several new resources to its reference collection.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:54am
Whether you are interested in healthcare reform, federal housing assistance or the child welfare system, researching topics in social welfare policy requires an interdisciplinary approach, encompassing resources from both the social welfare and public policy fields. Fortunately, the University Libraries has extensive collections in both fields.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 8:54am
This week we are offering our ICPSR, Data and Statistical Resources workshop. This will be the last time this semester this Seminar is offered: Tuesday October 29th at 2:00pm. Also offered this week is Evidence Based Practice on Wednesday October 30th at 1:00pm .
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 8:54am
Maria Pallante, our Register of Copyrights gave a lecture March 4th this year stating her case that the copyright law is in need of major revision. Her lecture, “The Next Great Copyright Act” found its way to the attention of legislators in the House of Representatives.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 8:54am
A local murder case hinges on a controversial new DNA fingerprinting method, probabilistic genotyping, which uses specialized software to analyze low-quality and mixed DNA samples. While courts in Virginia, California and Pennsylvania have accepted this technique as evidence, it has yet to be used in a New York courtroom.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 8:54am
This week Dewey is offering three seminars. Evidence Based Practice: Monday, October 21 at 10:00am Social Welfare Research Seminar: Wednesday, October 23 at 2:30pm
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 8:54am
Using an online dictionary is one way to make use of the Kindle Papwerwhites we have available to lend. Photo credit: Aurora Becker
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 8:44am
This week Dewey is adding another seminar called ICPSR, Data and Statistical Resources, which will provide you with the knowledge to research statistical information and xplore the ICPSR repository site. This seminar is only offered twice! Once this week on Monday, October 14 at 6:00pm and two weeks after this date on Tuesday, October 29 at 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:58am
Have you ever needed a book right away and didn’t have time to wait for the library to order it through interlibrary loan? Remember how frustrated you got when the book that you had to have for class wasn’t on the library shelf? Now, you can obtain the books you need in a flash with a borrowed Kindle from the Dewey Graduate Library.
Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 8:34am
Dewey is offering two new seminars this week, Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research and Evidence Based Practice. These seminars will guide you into finding sources through electronic databases on evaluated research information on either Public policies or clinical social work.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 8:39am
This year marks the 25th anniversary of New York Archives Week, October 6-12, which promotes awareness of the many archives available to the general public across the state. Organized by the Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.), the celebration features an impressive calendar of events throughout the week at institutions across the state...
Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 7:30am
We are only offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar this week: Wednesday 9/18 3:00PM-5:00PM Introduction to Research Databases If you’d like to sign up for an instruction session at Dewey you can do so online, in person at the reference desk, or by calling us at 442 3691.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 7:30am
A reminder to all Ph.D. candidates that the summer fixed date for returning or renewing books is this coming Monday, September 30, 2012. Ph.D. students are able to renew books a maximum of 8 times, and this can be done through your My Library Account.
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.