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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.

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

Upcoming Events @Giovatto Library

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Monday, April 28th – FDU Faculty Speaker — Dr. Aixa Ritz — Sustainable Tourism Development, Different Shades of Green Case Study. Costa Rica –– 1:00 PM – RSRR

Tuesday, April 29th – FDU Faculty Speaker – Dr. Madera Edwards — Somewhere in the Middle: Rebellion, Suburbia, and the Story of Plainfield, New Jersey –– 1:00 PM – RSRR

Wednesday, April 30th – FDU Faculty Speaker – Dr. Jamie Zibulsky — Getting Book Smart: How Parents and Teachers Help Children Comprehend Written Language — 12 noon — RSRR

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Upcoming Events @Giovatto Library

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Upcoming Events @ Giovatto

Library Bowl – Check out a book, magazine, or DVD at Giovatto Library from now through February 2nd, and you will be entered in a raffle to win a $25 Gift Card for the Bookstore.

FDU Faculty Speakers – Professor Fernando Alonso – Jose Marti and Cuban History – Tuesday, January 28th @ 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Welcome Back Students Reception – Wednesday, January 29th @ 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Library Basics – Friday, January 31st @ 1:00 PM – Reference Desk – Kathy

Super Bowl – will be available on the Flat Screen in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room during regular Library Hours only (closing at 10 PM)

Library Basics – Monday, February 3rd – 10:00 AM – Reference Desk – Pat

Giovatto Library Student Advisory Board – Monday, February 3rd @ 1:00 AM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Food for Thought – So You Want to Do a Doctorate? – Tips and Advice on the Doctoral Journey – Tuesday, February 4th @ 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy

Library Basics – Wednesday, February 5th @ 8:00 PM – Reference Desk – Paul

Library Basics – Thursday, February 6th @ 4:00 PM – Mike

Sands of Time Library Piano Recital and Student Art Exhibit – Sat. February 8th – 7:00 PM

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

Upcoming Giovatto Library Events

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Giovatto Library Events

Wednesday, January 30thWelcome Back Students Reception – 2:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Monday, February 4thLibrary Basics:  An Introduction to Academic Library Research – Pat – 10:00 AM, Reference Desk

Monday, February 4thGiovatto Library Student Advisory Board – 1:00 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

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

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

We are planning for the spring semester.  Please let us know your thoughts and suggestions for future events.

 

Citing Tweets in Academic Papers

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Interesting…and perhaps useful!

The following article from The Atlantic shares the standard format from the MLA for citing tweets

http://www.linkedin.com/news?actionBar&articleID=5581475912043470872&ids=czsUc3sQcPgMcz4VdjsQcjwRdiMTc3oUd3kTdjcRdP0Pd3gNe3kRb3oSdz8Vdz0Rc34Ndz8VdPwTdjkIczsQd3AUe3oTdP4SczoMe3sRdiMRdz4Qdj8QejgSdjkPc3wTdPkR&aag=true&freq=weekly&trk=eml-tod2-b-ttl-4&ut=30MVlKnSQBuR81

New Library Research Clinics beginning March 27

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Library Research Clinics

March 27 – Library Research Clinic – “The World @ Your Fingertips:  Library Research in a Globalized World” — 12 noon – Kathy

April 3 – Library Research Clinic – “Library Basics” – 12 noon – Mike

April 3 – Library Research Clinic – “EndNote” – 2:00 PM – Paul, Dirk, and Mike

April 10 – Library Research Clinic – “Psychology” –12 noon — Mitch

April 17 – Library Research Clinic – “Nursing” –12 noon — Paul

April 24 – Library Research Clinic – “Criminal Justice” — 12 noon — Dirk

May 1 — Library Research Clinic– “Education” – 12 noon – Pat

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


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