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Free Workshops Offered at Dewey Library the Week of February 2-6, 2009

This week’s workshops offered at Dewey Library include Introduction to ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research), Social Welfare Research Seminar, and Introduction to Research Databases.

Social Welfare and Criminal Justice students interested in research might be interested in learning more about how to use the ICPSR database. ICPSR’s mission statement is “ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.��? We are offering the workshop Introduction to ICPSR on Wednesday at 1:00 pm, and on Friday at 10:00 am.

Social Welfare students if you graduate this May and haven’t yet taken the Social Welfare Research Seminar yet, we suggest that you sign up as soon as possible since these seminars fill up fast. This week’s Social Welfare Research Seminar is offered on Wednesday at 4:00 pm.

If you are doing research and would like some pointers on how to use our databases, take Introduction to Research Databases offered this Thursday at 4:00 pm.

Wednesday February 4th
1:00 pm – Introduction to ICPSR
4:00 pm - Social Welfare Research Seminar

Thursday February 5th
4:00 pm- Introduction to Research Databases

Friday February 6th
10:00 am - Introduction to ICPSR

To check out the comnplete schedule of workshops offered at Dewey, see the online listing. All classes are held in the classroom in Dewey Library’s basement. You can register for these classes online, at the Reference Desk, by calling the Reference Desk at 422-3691, or by sending email to Dewclass@albany.edu. If you find that you are unable to attend a class that you have registered for, please call the Reference Desk or send email to let us know.

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