Out with the old

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Out with the old, and in with the new.

News and events information for the Florham Campus Library and the Monninger Center for Learning and Research can now be found on our new blog site: http://monninger.blog.fdu.edu.

Information about the Giovatto Library can now be found on their new blog site: http://giovatto.blog.fdu.edu.

This joint blog will no longer be updated with news from the Florham Library or the Giovatto Library. Please update your links.

Giovatto Library Blog has Moved!!!!

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Extended Library Hours for Midterms @Giovatto Library

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Extended Library Hours for Midterms

Friday, October 3rd – ‘til 8 PM

Sat., October 4th – ‘til 7 PM

Sunday, October 5th – Library Open Early @ 9 AM

Faculty Art Exhibit @Giovatto Library

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Faculty Art Exhibit

Dr. Kent Fairfield, Silberman College

“Unexpected Paris”

Opening September 30th

Reception 4 – 6 PM

Upcoming Events @Giovatto Library

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Upcoming Events @ the Library

Musical Afternoons – Wednesdays @ 3:30. Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium – Paul. September 24th.

“Rome, the Eternal City” Tuesday, September 23rd, @ 1 PM – Paul

“New Jersey History” Tuesday, September 30th, @ 1 PM – Dirk

“My Radio Days in Belgium” Tuesday, October 7th, @ 1:00 PM — Michael

Faculty Art Exhibit – Dr. Kent Fairfield, Silberman College – Photos of Paris — Opening September 30th. Reception 4 – 6 PM

Giovatto Library Student Advisory Board – First Meeting of the Year – October 6th at 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Italian Language Table – Thursday, October 9th, at 1:00 PM, Library Café

NJ350 Faculty Speaker – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – “New Jersey, the Garden State” – 3:30 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

French Language Table – Thursday, October 16th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Kathy

English Language Table – Thursday, October 23rd – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy and Paul (limited seating)

Traveling through America: An Overview – Tuesday, October 28th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room — Kathy

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 22, 2014

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Kathy’s Picks

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read @ http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek

September 21-27, 2014

Read all about banned books, and many of the banned books themselves, @ the Library!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 @ http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

The Library collections includes many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on the Spanish-speaking world and our Hispanic heritage.

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

New Books and DVD’s This Week @Giovatto Library

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New Books This Week

The Actress, a novel

After Everything, a novel

The American Revolution: A Historical Guidebook

By the Spear: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Rise and Fall of the Macedonian Empire

Censors at Work: Hos States Shaped Literature

China’s Rising Research Universities

Choices for College Success

A Colder War, a novel

Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We’ve Overlooked

Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Energy Statistics of OECD Countries, 2014

An Event in Autumn

The First Interview

Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis

Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine

The Glass Kitchen, a novel

GMAT Premier 2015

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

The Liar’s Wife, four novellas

Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty

The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary

Peterson’s Two-Year Colleges, 2015

Race and Hegemonic Struggle in the United States: Pop Culture, Politics, and Protest

Shakespeare’s Style

The Stager, a novel

Staying Focused in a Hyper World: Natural Solutions for ADHD, Memory, and Brain Performance

Treatment-Refractory Schizophrenia

The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

When Britain Burned the White House: The 1814 Invasion of Washington

Wisdom for Winners: A Millionaire Mindset

Yeats, Shakespeare, and Irish Cultural Nationalism

New DVDs This Week

The Other Woman

The World Wars (includes 3-part History Channel miniseries Trial by Fire, A Rising Threat, Never Surrender)

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 15th

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Kathy’s Picks

Books That Have Stayed with Us @ https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-data-science/books-that-have-stayed-with-us/10152511240328859?ref=notif&notif_t=notify_me

Millennials are out-reading older generations @ http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/09/millennials-are-out-reading-older-generations/379934/

Younger Americans and Public Libraries @ http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-and-public-libraries/

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 8th

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Kathy’s Picks

Great deals and places to go this fall @ http://www.northjersey.com/travel/schensul-great-deals-and-places-to-go-this-fall-1.1078633

Making the most of those yummy Jersey tomatoes @ http://www.northjersey.com/towns/what-to-do-with-those-yunmmy-jersey-tomatoes-1.1076461

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 1st

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What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

International ranks rising at N.J. colleges @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/international-ranks-rising-at-n-j-colleges-1.1075948

The Mindset List for the Class of 2018 @ http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/

The Week in Books: ‘Faeries,’ rock titles and more faves @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/popcandy/2014/08/29/week-music/14792225/


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