Giovatto News This Week 7.23.2014

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Library News This Week – Summer Express Edition

July 21st, 2014

The air-conditioned Library is open all summer long – evenings and weekends, too!

Closed Fridays – June 13th, 20th, 27th; July 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th; August 1st

For the very latest news and information, check our Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/Giovattolibrary

Faculty and Staff – Remember!  “Special Delivery” of Library materials is available to you via intercampus mail to your Metropolitan Campus office. Stay cool!

The Library Café is open all summer, during regular Library hours

ATM available in the Library Café

Chess, Scrabble, and Jeopardy – Games available at lunchtime, in the evening, and on request in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service

If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning during the summer months, please contact the reference librarians for assistance.  We will be happy to help you to find the best reading and research materials for your needs.

Kathy’s Picks

Book News:  ‘Big 5’ Publishers Absent from Amazon’s New E-Book Service @ http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/21/333549534/book-news-big-5-publishers-absent-from-amazon-s-new-e-book-service

Hillary Clinton draws 1,200 to book signing in Ridgewood @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/hillary-clinton-draws-1-200-to-book-signing-in-ridgewood-1.1053448

JK Rowling says crime thriller series will run longer than Harry Potter @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/19/jk-rowling-crime-thriller-series-longer-harry-potter

On the Books: ‘New Yorker’ archives available for free online, for now @ http://shelf-life.ew.com/2014/07/21/on-the-books-the-new-yorkers-archives-are-available-for-free-online-for-now/

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – The summer break is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course.”  A complete list of the Great Courses @ Giovatto Library is available @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=10005

The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!

 

For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2014 Graduates!

FDU Alumni Library Privileges -- As an FDU Alumnus/a, you are entitled to lifetime Library privileges.  Borrow books, magazines, DVDs, language CDs, and more from the Library.  Attend Library events and programs.  Use Library spaces.

To get your Library card, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations @ fdualumni@fdu.edu or at 201-692-7013.

If you would like more involvement with the Library, consider joining the Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board.

New Books This Week

The Art of Freedom:  Teaching the Humanities to the Poor

Burning Books

Coffee Obsession

Genesis:  Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict

Happy City:  Transforming Our Lives through Urban Design

Head First EJB

Head First JavaScript Programming

The Holy Reich:  Nazi Conceptions of Christianity 191901945

Mindless:  Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans

Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion

Revolutionary Ideas:  An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from the Rights of Many to Robespierre

Risk Savvy:  How to Make Good Decisions

The Soft Edge:  Where Great Companies Find lasting Success

Talk like TED:  The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds

Venice:  History of the Floating City

Why Does the World Exist?

Wisdom:  From Philosophy to Neuroscience

A World without Jews:  The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide

New DVDs This Week

All Is Lost

Giovatto Library Summer Hours 2014

Summer Hours May 21st – August 22nd

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sa%#$!$ay – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sunday – 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Closed Fridays – June 13th, 20st, 27th; July 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th; August 1st

Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Sa%#$!$ay, August 23rd

 

Closed September 1st in observance of Labor Day

Chat with a Giovatto librarian @ http://library.fdu.edu/askusmetro.html

Email a Giovatto librarian @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1849

Be sure to select “Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus”

FDU Online Library Available 24/7 365 @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=587

 

 

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Kathy’s Picks for the Week of July 14th

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2014 so Far @ http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=bhp_brws_BOTYSF?ie=UTF8&node=3003015011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-leftnav&pf_rd_r=0H7DPCN2J0VSPYX8CYWM&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1838200522&pf_rd_i=283155

The French Do Buy Books. Real Books @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/opinion/pamela-druckerman-the-french-do-buy-books-real-books.html?_r=0

Many thanks to Dr. Robert Ellis for having brought this article to my attention.
The Great Courses require great production @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/05/arts/television/the-great-courses-require-great-production.html?hpw&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHedThumbWell&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of July 7th

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The best books of 2014: what are your favourites so far? @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/jul/07/the-best-books-of-2014-what-are-your-favourites-so-far

Shelving to Save a Book’s Life @ http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/07/how-shelving-can-save-the-life-of-a-book/373164/

10 business books for your summer reading @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/10-business-books-for-your-summer-reading/2014/07/03/929fe8d4-0089-11e4-8fd0-3a663dfa68ac_story.html

New Books This Week @Giovatto Library

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New Books This Week
Celebraciones Mexicanaa: History, Tradition, and Recipes
Digital Collections Worldwide: An Annotated Directory
The Europa World Year Book, 2014
Fracking
Hoover’s Handbook of American Business, 2014
Hoover’s Handbook of Emerging Companies, 2014
Hoover’s Handbook of Private Companies, 2014
Hoover’s Handbook of Private Companies, 2014
Hoover’s Handbook of World Business, 2014
It’s Not about the Coffee: Lessons on Putting People First from a Life at Starbucks
Life after College: 10 Steps to Build a Life Your Love
Medical Marijuana
Nantucket Sisters, a novel
Oracle Essentials (Oracle Database 12c)
Oracle PL/SQL Programming
The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources
Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes
The Summer Wind, a novel
Sun Tzu: The Art of War for Managers
Top Secret Twenty-One, a novel
The Wawa Way: How a Funny Name & 6 Core Values Revolutionized Convenience

Giovatto Library Summer Hours

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Giovatto Library Summer Hours 2014
Summer Hours May 21st – August 22nd
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM*
Sat. – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

*Closed Fridays – July 11th, 18th, and 25th; and August 1st

Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Sat. August 23rd
Closed Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 30th

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Amazon accused of ‘bullying’ smaller UK publishers @ http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27994314

A Book Lover’s Guide to Brazil @ http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20140604-a-book-lovers-guide-to-brazil

The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2014 @ http://wischenbart.com/upload/Global-Ranking-of-the-Publishing-Industry_2014_Analysis.pdf

July 4th events in Bergen, Passaic, Morris counties @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/july-4th-events-in-bergen-passaic-morris-counties-1.1042303

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 23rd

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Booksellers score some points in Amazon’s spat with Hachette @http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/21/business/booksellers-score-some-points-in-amazons-standoff-with-hachette.html?hpw&rref=technology&_r=0

Check It Out: Florida university library to lend drones to students @ http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/21/us/college-lends-drones-to-students/

Harvard Health books win awards @ http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/harvard-health-books-win-awards-201406237231

Patterson donates books to New York City schools @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/06/23/james-patterson-new-york-city-schools-books-giveaway/11266131/

Writing Academic Novels for Fun and (Little) Profit @ http://chronicle.com/article/Writing-Academic-Novels-for/146855/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 16th

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Benches shaped like open books will pop up in London this summer @ http://lisnews.org/benches_shaped_like_open_books_will_pop_up_in_london_this_summer

Best New Books for summer reading 2014 @ http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-new-books-for-summer-reading-2014/

The Book Insider @ http://thebookinsider.com/the-one-website-book-lovers-need-to-know/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral

The 19-year old start-up (Highwire Press) @ http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/06/04/highwire-press-after-19-years-stanford-u-spins#sthash.LUlUPmU4.dpbs

Summer reading list: 4 books that will hit the big screen this fall @ http://college.usatoday.com/2014/06/15/summer-reading-list-4-books-that-will-hit-the-big-screen-this-fall/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 9th

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Books: New and noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/06/08/new-and-noteworthy/9739141/
Looking for a beach read? 20 of the summer’s best books @ http://parade.condenast.com/301610/viannguyen/looking-for-a-beach-read-20-of-the-summers-best-books/
New program will help SVC students publish books @ http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ci_25925514/new-program-will-help-svc-students-publish-books

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 2nd

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Amazon vs. Hachette: A Custody Battle for the Future of Books? @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emma-walton-hamilton/amazon-vs-hachette-a-book-sales_b_5431335.html

Ghosts in the Stacks: Finding the forgotten books @ http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2014/06/09/140609crbo_books_smallwood

Heat up your summer with 30 new books @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/28/30-hot-summer-books-stephen-king-george-rr-martin-liane-moriarty/9619055/

Library of Congress searches for missing Jefferson books @ http://www.npr.org/2014/05/29/316891473/library-of-congress-searches-for-missing-jefferson-books

25 Popular Business Books Summarized in One Sentence Each @ http://www.businessinsider.com/famous-business-book-summaries-2014-5


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