Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 7:54am
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 - 7:54am
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 - 7:54am
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 - 7:54am
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 - 7:54am
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 - 7:44am
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 - 6:58am
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 - 7:34am
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 - 7:39am
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 - 6:30am
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 - 6:30am
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 - 6:30am
Here are some of the latest and greatest books that have been added to the reference collection!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 6:30am
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 - 6:30am
We are once again offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar and the Introduction to Research Databases workshop.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 6:30am
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.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:30am
The September 12, 2013 issue of the New York Times has a thought provoking editorial on its opinion page, “Legalizing Marihuana”. The editorial notes that while some states have legalized medical use of marihuana and others have legalized recreational use, the federal government still considers mere possession of marihuana to be a crime.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 6:30am
Come to our Introduction to Research Databases workshop and learn the basics on how to effectively search our databases. This session will help you save a lot of time in the future. The Social Welfare Research Seminar will introduce you to relevant resources in the social welfare field.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 6:30am
Here are some select books you can see in our new display: "Technology In the Field." iPads, Kindles, and smartphones are some of the tech tools we rely on in the library, what is key technology in your field? Take a look at our display and be sure to pick up the bibliography which lists lots of great resources for all downtown disciplines.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 6:30am
As libraries reinvent themselves in the face our changing digital landscape, it is only logical that new and renovated library spaces not only reflect these changes but also seek to take an active and innovative role in reimagining the library as space.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 6:30am
Edward Snowden’s leaking of information regarding the National Security Agency’s (NSA) electronic surveillance programs has stimulated a public policy debate regarding the balance between the need for information to protect national security versus the right of citizens to be protected from excessive government surveillance.