Extended Hours for Finals @Giovatto Library

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of April 25th

Library News This Week

April 25, 2016

Kathy’s Picks

Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books This Monthhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/best-science-fiction-and-fantasy-books-this-month/2016/04/19/5cf8a31e-0254-11e6-b823-707c79ce3504_story.html

Jane Austen – Inspired Books, Movies, More http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/books/jane-austen-inspired-books-movies-more-1.11709830

Top 10 Books on Vladimir Putin’s Russia http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/apr/20/top-10-books-on-vladimir-putins-russia

Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service - If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning, 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.

For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2016 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 Athletic Trap:  How college Sports Corrupted the Academy

Autism Spectrum Disorder:  The Complete Guide to understanding Autism

The Autistic Brain:  Helping different Kinds of Minds Succeed

Cases in Nonprofit Management

Colleges That Create Futures

The End of Heart Disease

Financial Forecasting, Analysis, and Modeling

First Women:  The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies

Geschaftsdeutsch:  An Introduction to German Business Culture

Hiding behind the Keyboard:  Uncovering Covert Communications with Forensic Analysis

In a Different Key:  The Story of Autism

Indentured:  The Inside Story of the Rebellion against the NCAA

The Last Painting of Sara De Vos

The Legends Club

Louisa:  The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams

The New Case for Gold

No Fears, No Excuses:  What You Need to Do to Have a Great Career

The Path:  What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us about the Good Life

The Rainbow Comes and Goes:  A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss

The Sleep Revolution:  Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time

The Third Wave:  An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future

Uniquely Human:  A Different Way of Seeing Autism

The Working Dad’s Survival Guide:  How to Succeed at Work and at Home

You Win in the Locker Room First

Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

 

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Giovatto Library Calendar May 2016

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of April 11th

Library News This Week

Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists

Celebrate and be celebrated!

Speakers, Presentations, and More!

Tuesday, April 12th @ 2 PM

Reference Reading Room, Giovatto Library

National Library Week

April 10th – 16th

Amnesty Week, Scavenger Hunt, FDU Faculty Speaker, and More!

Kathy’s Picks

IBM’s Watson found some big differences between the ‘Lord of the Rings’ books and movies                                                                                     http://www.techinsider.io/ibm-watson-analyzes-lord-of-the-rings-books-and-movies-2016-4

One of the World’s Most Valuable Books Found  http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/07/one-of-worlds-most-valuable-books-found.html

Parnassus Books Hits the Road with Bookmobile  http://wkrn.com/2016/04/07/parnassus-books-hits-the-road-with-book-mobile/

10 best history books  http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/arts-books/10-best-history-books-napoleon-ancient-rome-magna-carta-mary-beard-david-starkey-a6972756.html

Upcoming Library Events

National Library Week @ Giovatto Library — April 10-16, 2016

Monday, April 11th — Breakfast @ the Library — 8:30 AM – 11 AM — Reference/Circulation Area

Readers Circle Book Club — 1 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Getting to Know the Library Databases — 9 PM — Library Instruction Room

Tuesday April 12th — Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists — 2 PM — Reference Reading Room

Wednesday, April 13th — Faculty Author — Professor Jeanette Adams                                                 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM – Sammartino Room

Musical Afternoons — 3:30 PM – 5 PM – Library Theatre & Auditorium

International Game Night — 6:30 PM – 10 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Thursday, April 14th — Library Scavenger Hunt — 9 AM – 4 PM – Circulation Desk                              Sponsored by the Metro Campus Faculty Library Committee

French Language Table — 1 PM — Library Café

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service — If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning, 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.

For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2016 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

Aegis (poetry)

Afternoon Tea:  A History and Guide to the Great Edwardian Tradition

Asian American Culture

The Death of Caesar:  The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination

A History of Modern Britain:  1714 to the Present

In Nelson’s Wake:  The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

Leaving Orbit:  Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Matriarch:  Queen Mary and the House of Windsor

A Pocket History of the 1916 Rising: The Story of Ireland’s Independence

Queen Elizabeth II:  A Celebration of Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

Recipes from a Belgian Kitchen

The Screen Is Red:  Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Spain in Our Hearts:  Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

The Summer before the War, a novel

New DVDs This Week

Turn:  Washington’s Spies, season 2

New Video Games This Week

The Show 16

 

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You are invited to the Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists

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National Library Week @Giovatto Library

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Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists @Giovatto Library

Save the Date!

 

Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists

 

Celebrate and be celebrated!

Speakers, Presentations, and More!

 

Tuesday, April 12th @ 2 PM

Reference Reading Room, Giovatto Library

 

FDU Author Displays

Faculty and Student Art Exhibit

Faculty Display Case

Table Fair

Alumni Relations, The Equinox The FDU Literary Review, FDU Magazine, FDU Press, Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board, Knightscapes, the University Honors Program, and the University Players

 

Sponsored by

The Metropolitan Campus Faculty Library Committee

The Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board

The Giovatto Library

The FDU Literary Review

 

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Library News for the Week of March 28th

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Wroxton Tea & Interest Meeting @Giovatto Library

Afternoon Tea with Dr. Nicholas Baldwin, Dean of Wroxton College, and Brian Swanzey, Director of Study Abroad

Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Wednesday, March 23rd, @ 2:00 PM

 

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Library News for the Week of March 7th

Library News This Week

March 7, 2016

Library Closed March 17th and 18th for Spring Break

Kathy’s Picks

Barnes and Noble Profit and Same-Store Sales Rise http://www.marke%#$!$ch.com/story/barnes-noble-profit-and-same-store-sales-rise-2016-03-03

Indie Bookstores Are Back, with a Passion http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/13/opinion/indie-bookstores-are-back-with-a-passion.html?_r=0

Why Ebooks Will Never Be as Good as Print Books http://patch.com/florida/brandon/why-ebooks-will-never-be-good-real-books-0

World Book Day – March 3, 2016 http://www.worldbookday.com/

World Book Day 2016:  43 Books to Read before You Die – Our Favourites http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/the-40-best-books-to-read-before-you-die-a6909206.html

Upcoming Library Events

Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, March 7th @ 1 PM

Getting to Know the FDU Online Library – Monday, March 7th @ 7 PM – Sian; Tuesday, March 8th @ 2 PM – Paul; Wednesday, March 9th @ 4 PM – Dirk; Thursday, March 10th @ 8 PM — Michael

Musical Afternoons –Wednesday, March 9th @ 3:30 PM — Paul

Italian Language Table –Thursday, March 10th @ 1 PM — Paul

Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service – If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning, 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.

For Alumni Only – Welcome December 2015 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

Cook It in Cast Iron:  Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All

Playing to the Edge:  American Intelligence in the Age of Terrorism

The Widow, a novel

New DVDs This Week

Making Mao

 

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