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Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 3:09pm
Join us in the Dewey classroom for our Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research workshop. This session will cover sources for finding the legal authority for a policy, legislative history and evaluating federal public policies.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 12:10pm
Come one, come all! Join in the Friday poll! Tell us where in Dewey Library you like to study. Do you like to claim a space at one of the computers on the first floor or do you prefer to camp out in the Quite Study area downstairs?
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 12:56pm
Writing is an essential skill for any social welfare scholar. Whether writing for a class, professional writing when you are out in the field, or writing scholarly research, the Dewey Graduate Library has a number of resources to guide you through the writing process.
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 9:00am
Whether you are new the downtown campus or gearing up to tackle your dissertation or thesis, a tour of Dewey Library is a smart way to start off your semester.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Your days of wondering when the bus is going to show up are over! A joint project of the Office of Environmental Sustainability and the Office of Parking and Mass Transit Services has equipped the UAlbany Bus Fleet with GPS trackers so that riders can determine if their bus is running on schedule.
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 12:44pm
Kick off the semester with an orientation tour of the Dewey Library. Learn all about the information commons, the libraries’ website, interlibrary loan, UA Delivery and much more. Meet your guide at the Dewey Reference desk.
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 12:43pm
Circ Image.jpgFinally, the stress, pain and sleep deprivation of the end-of-semester crunch are over. It’s time to relax and catch up on all the TV episodes that have been piling up on your DVR. Wait, what about the book you forgot to return to the Libraries? What a headache! If you don’t return it soon, you are going to start racking up the fines.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 12:48pm
As the semester draws to a close and exhausted student’s flee campus for the comfort and relaxation of home, the University Libraries are getting ready for a little down time of our own. Dewey and the Science Library will be closed from December 20th to January 1st. The University Library will be closed December 25th and January 1st. These closing necessitate a change in certain services
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 12:49pm
Is there such thing as too many books? Of course not! As long as they keep publishing them, we’ll keep buying them. That’s how we help keep the downtown campus on top of new ideas and hot trends in the fields. Among our recent acquisitions for the Information Science collection are several books focusing on the technical side of things. Check them out!
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:50pm
Citation Generators: Your New Best FriendJust when you think you have finally put to bed that research paper that has haunted you for the past week and a half, it hits you: you still have to cite your sources! If only there was some sort of magic tool that would organize all your sources for you and spit out a perfectly formatted bibliography just in the nick of time?
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:52pm
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for natural gas has generated a great deal of controversy regarding the impacts on the environment and public health. The controversy is ongoing in many areas of the United States including New York State. There has been a moratorium on the practice in New York State since 2008. Nevertheless, the controversy continues on many fronts...
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 12:55pm
Dewey Workshops 12/2- 12/6 Dewey Library is offering a single workshop this week: Wednesday, December 4, we are offering the Social Welfare Research Seminar at 2:00pm. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 4:12pm
The recently released feature film Captain Phillips has brought modern day piracy to the silver screen. The movie, based on an actual occurrence of piracy off the Horn of Africa, has raised public awareness of the crime which until recently most had thought was an outdated practice...
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 4:14pm
The Dewey Library is offering a single workshop due to the holiday weekend. Monday, Nov. 25 we are offering Resources for Evidence Based Practice at 10:00am. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 4:16pm
Over at the Copyright Advisory Network is a great tool called the Fair Use Evaluator and it will be a very good tool to bookmark for when you have questions regarding your use of an item protected by copyright.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 4:18pm
The Dewey Library is offering several workshops this week. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 4:20pm
Human trafficking is a grave social issue and one that many social welfare students and researchers may wish to study. We have all seen the many stories about human trafficking in the news.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:21pm
The University Libraries bring you another great resource to jumpstart your research on any number of topics.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 4:22pm
The Dewey Library is offering several of the advanced workshops this week. For more information, call 442-3691, stop by the reference desk, or register online
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 12:42pm
Oh Smartphones, where would we be without them? They wake us up on time, tell us where the nearest gas station is, help us keep our spending on track and bring us videos of puppies doing adorable things. They even put the University Libraries’ wealth of information at our fingertips!