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Upcoming Giovatto Library Events

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Welcome Back, Students – Reception – Wednesday, August 27th, @ 2:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Constitution Day Talk – “Children Are Persons, too: Juvenile Rights in Modern America” — Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – 3:30 PM – Giovatto Library Auditorium

Musical Afternoons – Wednesdays @ 3:30. Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium – Paul. September 3rd, 10th, 24th.

Library Language Tables

Italian Language Table with Paul – Thursday, September 11th, @1 PM. Library Café

French Language Table with Kathy – Thursday, September 18th, @ 1 PM. Library Cafe

Library Workshops

What the Library Can Do for YOU! – Tuesday, August 26th, @ 10 AM; Thursday, August 28th, @ 4 PM, Friday, August 29th, @ 12 noon, Reference Desk

Library Basics – Wednesday, September 3rd, @ 10 AM; Thursday, September 4th, @ 12 noon; Friday, September 5th, @ 11 AM; Monday, September 8th, @ 8 PM; Tuesday, September 9th, @ 6 PM and Thursday, September 11th, @ 7 PM, Reference Desk

Reader’s Circle Book Club – Monday, September 8th, @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Movie Talk! Film Discussion Group – Monday, September 15th @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Food for Thought –

“So You Want to Do a Doctorate? Tips and Advice on the Doctoral Journey. Tuesday, September 16th, @ 1 PM — Kathy

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

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

News this Week 8.5.14

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Library News This Week – Summer Express Edition

August 4th, 2014

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

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

Books to Watch Out For:  August @ http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/books-watch-august

Brooklyn Book Festival @ http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/ Sunday, September 21st.

Does “Novel” Now Mean Any Book? @ http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/08/04/novel_increasingly_used_to_mean_any_book_fiction_or_nonfiction.html

For Europeans, reading and vacation go hand in hand @ http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2014/08/04/for-europeans-reading-and-vacation-go-hand-in-hand/

2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival @ http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/ Sa%#$!$ay, August 30th.

 

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 Alliance:  Managing Talent in the Networked Age

Appreciative Inquiry Handbook:  For Leaders of Change

Big Little Lies, a novel

Continental Divide:  Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos

Englewood and Englewood Cliffs (Images of America)

Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim

First Generation College Students

Globally Responsible Leadership:  Managing according to the UN Global Compact

Governance Reconsidered:  How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive

An Introduction to Database Systems

Investing for a Lifetime:  Managing Wealth for the “New Normal”

Jersey City (Images of America)

Justices of the United States Supreme Court:  Their Lives and Major Opinions 4 v.

MCAT 2015:  What the Test Change Means for You Now

Nursing Drug Handbook 2015

Official Directory of New Jersey Libraries and Media Centers, 2014

Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges, 2015

The Power of Appreciative Inquiry:  A Practical Guide to Positive Change

Profile of American Colleges, 2015

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design

Servant Leadership for Higher Education

The Silkworm, a novel

Sustainable Development:  The UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the Common Good

Sustainable Event Management

This Is Who We Were:  Companion to the 1940 Census

This Is Who We Were:  In the 1950s

This Is Who We Were:  In the 1960s

Whale-Watching:  Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management

New DVDs This Week

Once upon a Time, seasons 1 and 2

 

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 – 5:00 PM

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

 

 

 

Library News 7.28.14

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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

Sat. – 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

 

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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Giovatto News this Week 2.19.14

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Library News This Week

February 18th, 2014

Library News

Faculty and staff — Avoid the winter chill and let us deliver your books, magazines, and DVDs to your campus office by interoffice mail!

Library Language Tables — Faculty and Staff Volunteers Needed!

We are now planning the April calendar.

Faculty and staff, share your knowledge of other languages and cultures with our Metropolitan Campus community!

If you would like to volunteer to host a Library Language Table, please contact Kathy@ stein@fdu.edu

Library Book Discussion Groups — New Groups Now Forming– Faculty and Staff Volunteers Needed!

In response to requests for additional book discussion groups, the Library would like to welcome faculty and staff who would like to host a Book Discussion Group @ Giovatto Library.

If you would like to host a Book Discussion Group @ the Library, please contact Kathy @ stein@fdu.edu

Kathy’s Picks

Books:  New and Noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/02/16/new-and-noteworthy/5280741/

Upcoming Events@ Giovatto

French Language Table – Thursday, February 20th – Library Café – Kathy

Arabic Language Table, Sanaa Hindeleh, Arabic Instructor – Monday, February 24th – 1:00 PM – Library Café

Food for Thought – “Canadian Travel – Tuesday, February 25th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Dirk

Giovatto Library Student Advisory Board – Monday, March 3rd – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Sharing is Caring:  Motorcycle Safety – Tuesday, March 4th – Joan Leder, Petrocelli College – 12 noon – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Italian Language Table – Thursday, March 6th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Paul

Soiree Francophone – Special Guest Speaker Patrick Hyndman, Quebec Government Office – Thursday March 6th – 5:30 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Library Research Clinic – Friday, March 7th 11:00 AM – Reference Desk — Kathy

Chinese Language Table – Friday, March 7th – Professor Ruby Yao, University College – 12 noon – Library Café

Library Open Late for Midterm Study – until 8:00 PM – Friday, March 7th

New Books This Week

Best practices in School Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Civilizing the Child:  Discourses of Race, Nation, and Child Welfare in America – Faculty Author

Cuban Revelations:  Behind the Scenes in Havana

Daughters in Danger:  Helping Our Girls Thrive in Today’s Culture

Familiar Studies of Man and Books

First Love, a novel

Frankenstein

Governing America:  A Narrative History of a Nation’s Journalism

Health Psychology

The History of Cuba

How to Speak and Write Correctly

Journalism Next:  A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing

The Kept, a novel

King John (William Shakespeare)

Lethal but Legal:  Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health

Macbeth

No Excuses Art Journaling

PDR for Nonprescription Drugs, 2014

Ripper, a novel

Rococo, a novel

Satisfaction Not Guaranteed:  Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

New DVDs This Week

About Time

All about Eve

The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving (Great Courses)

Baggage Claim

Born Yesterday

Chaplin

Dallas Buyers Club

Downton Abbey, season 4

Five Easy Pieces

Geometry (Great Courses)

Inside Islam

The Jolson Story

The Joy of Thinking:  The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas (Great Courses)

Nicholas and Alexandra

Prove It:  The Art of Mathematical Argument (Great Courses)

Sherlock, season 3

The World before her

Giovatto Library Hours 

Spring Semester 2014

Monday – Thursday 

Friday

Sat.

Sunday

8:00 AM – 11:00 PM 

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

12 noon – 10:00 PM

The Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, March 20th and 21st for Spring break, and Sunday, April 20th, Easter Sunday.

FDU Online Library 24/7

Chat with a Giovatto Librarian — http://library.fdu.edu/askusmetro.html Email an FDU Librarian @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1849

 

 

Giovatto Library- Did you know?

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About Giovatto Library

Whether you are a new or returning student, there may be a few things that you don’t yet know about the Library.  Test yourself and your Library knowledge with the following questions!

Did you know?

That the Library has a Student Advisory Board?

That the Library has over 100 online databases across the disciplines?

That the Library has over 75,000 ebooks available whenever you need them, wherever you are – and you never have to bring them back? 

That the Library is open 7 days a week?

That there is always a reference librarian scheduled to assist you?

That the Library has a Café, an ATM machine, and courtesy charging stations?

That the Library offers “express check-out”?  If you’re in a hurry, we will have all your items ready to go when you are.

That the Library offers self-checkout? Just swipe your card, and you’re good to go.

That the Library is a great place to read, study, and do your research papers and projects?  It’s also a great place to take a break!

That the Library has a collection of FDU Yearbooks?

That the Library has an ITV Room? 

That the Library has a Paperback collection of books donated by faculty, staff, and students, for re-cycling and exchange?

That you can text us at the Reference Desk?

That you can take out as many books, magazines, and DVDs as you want?

That there is a very student-friendly scanner in the Reference/Circulation area?

That you can suggest a book for purchase by the Library?

That we can borrow a book for you from another Library if we do not have it in our collection through interlibrary loan?

That your FDU ID serves as your Library card and most be presented whenever you you enter the building?

That laptops and IPads can be borrowed to use in the Library?

That we have the New York Times back to 1851 and many of the Presidential Papers on microfilm – and a digital microfilm scanner printer?

That there are many interesting discussions, programs, and events take place @ the Library? To find out more, check the Trumba calendar and the Giovatto Library Facebook page.

That there are comfortable seating areas throughout the Library?

That there are different types of study spaces available – quiet and group study areas, the Sammartino and J. Michael Adams Rooms, and small group study rooms.

That the Relaxation Zone is located next to the Library Café?

That a piano is available for student recitals?

That the Library Gallery is available for student art exhibits?

That the Columbia Film Archive is housed @ the Library?  These vintage films can be viewed by appointment.

Giovatto Library News this Week 7/15/13

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New This Week @ Giovatto Library

July 15, 2013

Library News –

Library Café @ Giovatto – open during regular Library hours – ATM now available!

New Giovatto Library Research Guides are now available on Spanish Language and Literature, Sports Administration, Philosophy, and Environmental Science @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=9447 The Research Guide for Criminal Justice has also  been updated

Kathy’s Picks This Week

The Navigator, by Michael Pocalyko – Did you know that there is a new thriller with a recent FDU graduate as one of the main characters?  There is – and it’s available @ the Library!

Written by a former member of our Board of Trustees, it’s a great read on a hot summer day.

Weekend Picks for Book Lovers @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2013/07/13/book-picks-for-the-weekend/2500227/

Youtube Videos That Will Change How You Think @ http://techland.time.com/2013/07/12/10-youtube-videos-that-will-change-how-you-think/

Coming This Fall

Library Recital Program in the Giovatto Library Auditorium and Theatre

A piano is now available for recital programs in the Giovatto Library Auditorium and Theatre.

If you play the piano and would like to schedule a recital for yourself as a soloist, or with a small group ensemble, please contact Paul Dunphy (pdunphy@fdu.edu) @ Giovatto Library for more information.

Recital program open to FDU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Many thanks to Metropolitan Campus Provost Kiernan for making this addition to the Library possible.

Practice Piano also available.

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service

If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning over 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.

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – The summer is 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!

And More for You @ Your Library

Games Nights this summer – Jeopardy, Scrabble, and Chess. Ruth Schwartz Reading Room, until 9:30 PM.

For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2013 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.

The Metropolitan Campus Student Newspaper Archive can be viewed on the Library web page @ http://cdm16322.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16322coll2

Stay cool and stay connected — In response to student requests, the Library offers power cords and – most recently – personal battery-operated fans for student use.  They may be checked out as reserve items at the Circulation Desk.

Library Café @ Giovatto – open during regular Library hours – ATM now available!

Library Self-Checkout – no more lines, no more waiting!

“Special Delivery” – On-campus delivery to your office available for faculty and staff.

Please note that items will generally be sent via intercampus mail to your office on campus, so please allow time for delivery when making your request.  Last-minute requests and requests for delivery to other campus locations may not be accepted.

Stay comfortably at your desk, and your books, magazines, DVDs, and other items will come to you!

Paperbacks @ Giovatto – A collection donated by faculty, staff, and students.

Pianos @ Giovatto The practice piano in the Library Theatre/Auditorium has been tuned and is, as always, available for practice and use on a first-come first-served basis when the space is not otherwise scheduled. A performance piano is now available, too!

Library Spaces – Did you know that the Sammartino Room and the Library Conference Room can be reserved for your special event. The Library Auditorium/Theatre is also available if not scheduled for classes or another activity.

Giovatto Library Summer Hours 2013

Summer Hours May 18th – August 23rd

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 14th, 21st, 28th; July 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th; August 2nd

Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Sa%#$!$ay, August 24th

Closed September 2nd in observance of Labor Day

FDU Online Library 24/7

Chat with a Giovatto Librarian — http://library.fdu.edu/askusmetro.html Email an FDU Librarian @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1849

New Books This Week

Advances in Child Development and Behavior, v. 44 and 45

Austerity:  The History of a Dangerous Idea

Best Graduate Schools:  U.S. News & World Report 2014

The Boys in the Boat:  Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Business Law

Business Law:  The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment

Business Law:  Legal Environment, Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and International Issues

Buy-In:  Saving Your Good ideas from Getting Shot Down

College Board College Handbook 2014

College Students in the United States

Communications Law

Criminal Law

Energy Security

The Engagements, a novel

European Multilingualism

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

French Women for All Seasons

Get into Medical School

The Great Degeneration:  How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Happy Money:  The Science of Smarter Spending

Higher Education in the Digital Age

Hipstermattic:  One Man’s Quest to Become the Ultimate Hipster

How to Get into the Top Law Schools

A Hundred Summers, a novel

In the Kingdom of the Sick:  A Social History of Chronic Illness in America

Influence:  The Psychology of Persuasion

Influence:  Science and Practice

Island Girl, a novel

John Wayne:  The Genuine Article, the Unseen Archive of an American Legend

The King’s Deception, a novel

Magill’s Cinema Annual, 2013

Market Your Way to Growth

Marketing 3.0:  From Products to Customers to the Human Spirit

Mary Norton of New Jersey:  Congressional Trailblazer

Maximum Influence:  The 12 Universal Laws of Power Persuasion

Medical School Admission Requirements, 2014-2015

The Metropolitan Revolution:  How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy

Official Directory of New Jersey Libraries and Media Centers, 2013

The Oil & Gas Industry

The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of the Biopharmaceutical Industry

The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2013

The Secrets of College Success

The Silent Wife, a novel

Sisterland, a novel

Social Marketing in the 21st Century

Social Marketing:  Influencing Behaviors for Good

The Summer Girls, a novel

Think Like a Futurist:  Know What Changes, What Doesn’t, and What’s Next

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Monninger Center Opening

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“Feature Stories” on FDU’s Public Relations website recently featured an article about the newly opened Monninger Center. An excerpt of the story, written by Communications Writer Kenna Caprio, is below.

There’s officially a new building on the block at the College at Florham and the Fairleigh Dickinson University community is abuzz.

Since opening in the first week of the 2013 spring semester, occupants and visitors alike have marveled at the new academic space in the John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research.

“It’s not so cramped,” says Cory Tuttle, a pre-pharmacy sophomore as he works in the Center. “It seems like it’s easier to move around and lounge. There’s more space to study and to get more quiet time that you can’t always get at the dorms.”

The Monninger Center, which is attached to the library, encompasses 20,000 square feet of new construction plus 7,500 square feet of renovations in the original library building and Orangerie. Offices for the College Writing Program faculty and Academic Support Center staff, six additional classrooms, open space for studying and tutoring, and two lounge areas are all located in the new building.

Read the full article.

Upcoming Giovatto Library Events

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Tuesday, February 5thLibrary Basics:  An Introduction to Academic Library Research – Paul– 10:00 AM, Reference Desk

Tuesday, February 5thMurder by the Book:  Cozy Mysteries –“Food for Thought — Lunch at the Library” – Kathy — 1:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Thursday, February 7thItalian Language Table with Paul – 1:00 PM – Library Café

Time for Crocheting – Student Group – Thursdays @ 5:00 PM – Periodicals Department/Ruth Schwartz Reading Room First meeting: Thursday, February 7 at 5:00
Contact: Monica Truempy at monica1@student.fdu.edu

Sat.  February 9th – Library Table @ Homecoming

Sunday, February 10th — FDU Authors @ Giovatto Library – Dr. Eamon Doherty, School of Administrative Science, Petrocelli College, will discuss his newest book, “Digital Forensics for Handheld Devices” – 2:00 PM.  Reception and Book-Signing to follow –Sammartino Room, Giovatto Library.  FDU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Friends of the Library are invited.

Monday, February 11thLibrary Basics:  An Introduction to Academic Library Research – Mitch– 11:00 AM, Reference Desk

Monday, February 11thGiovatto Library Readers Circle Book Club – 1:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Tuesday, February 12thItalian Regional Cooking –“Food for Thought — Lunch at the Library” – Paul — 1:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Tuesday, February 12thLibrary Basics:  An Introduction to Academic Library Research – Mike– 2:00 PM, Reference Desk

Thursday, February 14thFrench Language Table with Kathy – 1:00 PM – Library Café

Monday, February 18thLibrary Basics: An Introduction to Academic Library Research – Kathy — 12 noon, Reference Desk

Monday, February 18th“Movie Talk” @ Giovatto – Film Discussion Group – 1:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room


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