Giovatto Language Tables in September

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Library Language Tables in September

September 11th @ 1PM – Italian Language Table with Paul Dunphy, Giovatto librarian

September 18th @ 1 PM — French Language Table with Kathy Stein, Giovatto librarian

All Levels Welcome, Beginners, too! You do not need to be enrolled in a foreign language course!
Volunteers needed to host additional Language Tables.
Faculty and staff, share your knowledge of other languages and cultures with our Metropolitan Campus community!

Welcome Back, Students!

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Welcome Back, Students!

Reception

Get to Know Your Library

Open House for Students, Faculty, and Staff interested in learning more about the Library – and its collections and services

Wednesday, August 27th, at 2:00 PM
Giovatto Library
Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Light refreshments

What can the Library do for you?

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Research Assistance, Library Instruction, Books, Magazines, and Movies, Online Library Resources, Quiet and Group Study Areas, PCs, Laptops, iPads, and more!

@ your Library

Welcome Back Sessions
Tuesday, August 26th, at 10:00
Thursday, August 28th, at 4:00
Friday, August 29th, at noon

Meet the librarians @ the Giovatto Reference Desk

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

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 18th

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Kathy’s Picks

Advice for College Freshmen @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronda-lee/advice-for-college-freshm_b_5667020.html

Books: New and Noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/08/17/new-and-noteworthy/13785825/

Book News: Ann Leckie’s ‘Ancillary Justice’ Wins Hugo Award @ http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/18/341312143/book-news-hachette-s-acquisition-of-%#$!$us-falls-through

5 Money Strategies for College Freshmen @ http://www.nj.com/inside-jersey/index.ssf/2014/08/5_money_strategies_for_college_freshmen.html

Read J.K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress @ http://www.today.com/books/j-k-rowling-writes-new-harry-potter-story-about-singing-1D80069158

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

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 11th

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Kathy’s Picks

Authors rally against Amazon in Hachette dispute @ http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-28703264

Dynasty, death, discovery: Richard III’s grave opens to public @ http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/king-richard-iii-visitor-center-opens/index.html?hpt=hp_t5

Starz series brings popular ‘Outlander’ books to TV @ http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20140809/ENT/140809344/Starz-series-brings-popular-%91Outlander%92-books-to-TV

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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