Kathy’s Picks for the Week of May 26th

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Amazon Strategy Raises Hackles in Germany @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/27/business/international/amazon-strategy-raises-hackles-in-germany.html?hpw&rref=business&_r=0

Beach Reads 2014 (From Amazon) @ http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=s9_al_bw_brwse?_encoding=UTF8&node=9214785011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-4&pf_rd_r=1C4V3XW8QN2V7PBR55XV&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1807552562&pf_rd_i=9164523011

Book Buzz: U.K. cuts classic American lit from exams @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/27/book-buzz-uk-cuts-classic-american-lit-from-exams/9622565/
Book Expo America 2014 @ http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/ May 29th – May 31st.

BookExpo America 2014: Books, Events and Authors to Watch for @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-parkin/bookexpo-america-2014-boo_b_5360569.html

The 10 Best Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List Right This Second @ http://www.glamour.com/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2014/05/summer-books-reading-list.html

12 New books you need to read this summer (From BusinessInsider) @ http://www.businessinsider.com/books-to-read-this-summer-2014-5

Commencement Webcast@ Giovatto Library

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Tuesday, May 20th — Commencement @ the Library – If you plan to be on campus and would like to watch the Commencement webcast with friends @ the Library, please join us in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room.

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of May 19th

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Book Expo America 2014 @ http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/

May 29th – May 31st.

French book publishers risk being lost in translation without global reach @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/13/french-language-international-book-publishing

Kids Don’t Read Books Because Parents Don’t Read Books @ http://www.forbes.com/sites/jordanshapiro/2014/05/13/kids-dont-read-books-because-parents-dont-read-books/

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 Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day
*Closed Fridays – June 13th, 20th, and 27th; July 4th, 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 May 5th

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New Poll Reveals Americans’ 10 Favorite Books of All Time @ http://parade.condenast.com/286409/viannguyen/new-poll-reveals-americans-10-favorite-books-of-all-time/

And they are all part of our Library Collection! They will be on display at the Library.
Books to Watch Out for: May @ http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2014/05/books-to-watch-out-for-may-1.html

Cramming @ http://www.studygs.net/tstprp7.htm

10 Tips for Terrific Test Taking @ http://www.studygs.net/tsttak1.htm

Job Market for College Graduates Improves Slightly @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/business/economy/job-market-for-college-graduates-improves-slightly.html?_r=0

Extended hours @Giovatto Library

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The Library is scheduled to remain open for extended hours on Friday, May 9th, until 8 PM and on Sat. May 10th, until 7 PM

Late-night study hall hours at the Library, courtesy of Public Safety

Sunday, May 11th — 10 PM until midnight
Monday, May 12th — 11 PM until midnight
Tuesday, May 13th — 11 PM until midnight
Wednesday, May 14th — 11 PM until midnight
Thursday, May 15th — 11 PM until midnight

The ”Examtime” Mini Stress Lab
May 5th – May 9th
Information for you, and the Relaxation Zone, too!
Sponsored by the Metropolitan Campus Wellness Committee and Giovatto Library.

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 28th

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General Test Preparation @ http://www.studygs.net/tstprp1.htm

How a 700-page economics book surged to no. 1 on Amazon @ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-a-700-page-economics-book-surged-to-no-1-on-amazon/

This book is available in the Library collection.

The Process and Types of Writing @ http://www.studygs.net/writing/index.htm

What You Need to Know before Letting Your Kids Read E-Books @ http://time.com/#77751/e-books-reading-children/

World Book Night US: April 23, 2014 @ http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/

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

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 21st

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Final Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez @ http://www.voanews.com/content/final-tribute-to-gabriel-garcia-marquez/1898311.html

Many of Garcia Marquez’ books are in our collection and will be on display @ the Library.

6 Books you should read this spring @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/22/april-books-new-books-april-2014_n_5169145.html

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in ’14 @ http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233076#

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 14th

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Celebrate National Library Week @ http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks/natlibraryweek

Giovatto Library @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1840

The Library of Congress @ http://loc.gov/

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