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/

Library Basics @Giovatto Library

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Library Basics
An Introduction to Academic Library Research

Wednesday, September 3rd, @ 10:00 AM — Pat
Thursday, September 4th, @ 12 noon — Paul
Friday, September 5th, @ 11:00 AM — Kathy
Monday, September 8th, @ 8:00 PM – Sian
Tuesday, September 9th, @ 6:00 PM – Dirk
Thursday, September 11th, @ 7:00 PM — Mike

Students will meet the librarian at the reference desk. Session will include a brief walk-through/tour of the Library followed by an orientation to online Library research in the Library Instruction Room.

FDU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the Library welcome.

Giovatto Language Tables in September

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Library Language Tables in September

September 11th @ 1PM – Italian Language Table with Paul Dunphy, Giovatto librarian

September 18th @ 1 PM — French Language Table with Kathy Stein, Giovatto librarian

All Levels Welcome, Beginners, too! You do not need to be enrolled in a foreign language course!
Volunteers needed to host additional Language Tables.
Faculty and staff, share your knowledge of other languages and cultures with our Metropolitan Campus community!

Welcome Back, Students!

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Welcome Back, Students!

Reception

Get to Know Your Library

Open House for Students, Faculty, and Staff interested in learning more about the Library – and its collections and services

Wednesday, August 27th, at 2:00 PM
Giovatto Library
Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Light refreshments

What can the Library do for you?

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Research Assistance, Library Instruction, Books, Magazines, and Movies, Online Library Resources, Quiet and Group Study Areas, PCs, Laptops, iPads, and more!

@ your Library

Welcome Back Sessions
Tuesday, August 26th, at 10:00
Thursday, August 28th, at 4:00
Friday, August 29th, at noon

Meet the librarians @ the Giovatto Reference Desk

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 25th

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Kathy’s Picks

Advice for College Freshmen @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronda-lee/advice-for-college-freshm_b_5667020.html

5 Money Strategies for College Freshmen @ http://www.nj.com/inside-jersey/index.ssf/2014/08/5_money_strategies_for_college_freshmen.html

7 Things College Freshmen Should Do To Be Successful In Lifehttp://www.businessinsider.com/things-college-freshmen-should-do-2014-8

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 18th

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Kathy’s Picks

Advice for College Freshmen @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronda-lee/advice-for-college-freshm_b_5667020.html

Books: New and Noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/08/17/new-and-noteworthy/13785825/

Book News: Ann Leckie’s ‘Ancillary Justice’ Wins Hugo Award @ http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/18/341312143/book-news-hachette-s-acquisition-of-%#$!$us-falls-through

5 Money Strategies for College Freshmen @ http://www.nj.com/inside-jersey/index.ssf/2014/08/5_money_strategies_for_college_freshmen.html

Read J.K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress @ http://www.today.com/books/j-k-rowling-writes-new-harry-potter-story-about-singing-1D80069158


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