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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

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

 

 

“Special Delivery” at the Giovatto Library

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Staff Development Day at Giovatto

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The Giovatto Library will be having a Staff Development Workshop this Thursday the 9th down in room WLB- 4.
Metro Faculty and Staff are Welcome.

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 23rd

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Books Extremely Successful People Read @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/17/successful-people-favorite-books-_n_3935567.html?utm_hp_ref=books

Building Mongolia’s Future with Books @ http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2013/09/19/building-mongolia-future-with-books

Could Banning Books Actually Encourage More Readers? @ http://www.npr.org/2013/09/20/224427254/could-banning-books-actually-encourage-more-readers

7 Reasons Your Favorite Books Were Banned @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/22/banned-books_n_3961834.html?ref=topbar

30 Books You Should Read before You’re 30 @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/20/30-books_n_3949614.html?utm_hp_ref=books

2013 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction Announced @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/19/national-book-award-longlist-fiction-_n_3953741.html

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

This Is Not a Writing Manual:  Notes for the Young Writer in the Real World

Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of the World’s Greatest Race

Understanding Arabs

The Unwinding:  An Inner History of the New America

What the Best College Students Do

William Ellery Leonard:  The Professor and the Locomotive God

New DVDs This Week

Borstal Boy

The Leopard

Shoot the Piano Player

That Hamilton Woman

Zazie dans le Metro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New ATM Machine located @Giovatto Library Cafe

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Summer Reader’s Circle Book Club

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Please join us for our Online Summer Reader’s Circle Book Club.  Even if you are not on campus for the summer, we would still like to hear from you to discuss our favorite reads!

Please look for our first post on the Giovatto Library Facebook page!


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