Giovatto Library News for the Week of August 22nd

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of August 15th

Library News This Week
August 15, 2016

Library Open Sat. 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

Kathy’s Picks

Books: New and Noteworthy http://www.usatoday.com/…/new-and-noteworthy-books/87363906/

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play tops French bestseller list – in English

https://www.theguardian.com/…/harry-potter-and-the-cursed-c…

New Research Links Reading Books with Longer Life http://qz.com/…/new-research-links-reading-books-with-long…/

Nine New Books Worth Reading This Week http://www.nytimes.com/…/nine-new-books-worth-reading-this-…

Reading Books Could Increase Lifespan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/reading-books-could-incre_b…
Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @http://view2.fdu.edu/…/…/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

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

Giovatto Library Summer Hours
May 18 – August 26, 2016

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10 PM
Friday — 8 AM – 5 PM
Sat. – 10 AM – 2 PM
Sunday – 1 PM – 5 PM

Fall Semester Hours Begin Sat., August 27th

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of August 8th

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Read Books, Live Longer?

Read Books, Live Longer?

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/08/03/read-books-live-longer/?_r=0

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of August 1st

Library News This Week

August 1, 2016

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sat. 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

***

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Best Beach Classics: The Books You Should Be Reading This Summer http://blog.oup.com/2016/08/classic-reading-list-summer/

Putting Books at the Center of Our Conversation? https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/putting-books-center-our-conversation

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Explores the Power of Time http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/02/books/harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child-review.html?_r=0

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @ http://view2.fdu.edu/metropolitan-campus/libraries/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

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

Argentina (The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture)

Belgravia, a novel

Dishonorable Intentions, a novel

First Year Nurse: Wisdom, Warnings, and What I Wish I’d Known My First 100 Days on the Job

Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

Get Smart! How to Think and Act Like the Most Successful and Highest-Paid People in Every Field

Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies

Happy People Read and Drink Coffee, a novel

Introduction to the Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations

Ingredienti: Marcella’s Guide to the Market

The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev’s Freedom to Putin’s War

Language Policy

Leadership: Theory and Practice

Making Literacy Real: Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

Pierced by the Sun, a novel

Professional Meeting Management

Seinfeldia: How a Show about Nothing Changed Everything

Tourism and Citizenship: Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order

Truly Madly Guilty, a novel

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

New DVDs This Week

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Orange Is the New Black, season 2

Zootopia

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of July 25th

Library News This Week

July 25, 2016

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sat. 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

***

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

The banned books now on sale at Hong Kong’s biggest book fair

http://qz.com/737295/at-hong-kongs-biggest-book-fair-sellers-are-flying-in-the-face-of-chinese-censorship/

Daniel Silva has No. 1 USA TODAY best seller with ISIS tale

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2016/07/20/daniel-silva-the-black-widow-isis-usa-today-best-selling-books/87312864/

Why bookstores are more than places that sell books

http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/books/ct-prj-0724-biblioracle-paris-bookstore-20160720-column.html

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @ http://view2.fdu.edu/metropolitan-campus/libraries/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

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

All the Missing Girls, a novel

Android Application Development Cookbook

Certified Paralegal Review Manual

Diagnosis for Physical Therapists

Durrell Re-Read: Crossing the Liminal in Lawrence Durrell’s Major Novels

Evelyn Waugh’s Satire

Falling, a novel

The Food and Cooking of Colombia and Venezuela

The French War on Al Qa’ida in Africa

Guilty Minds, a novel

Healthcare Finance: An Introduction to Accounting & Financial Management

An Introduction to Policing

The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age, a biography

Management in Physical Therapy Practices

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism

Microsoft Office 365 for Dummies

The New Rules of Marketing & PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases & Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly

Paralegal Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Questions for the CLA-CO Exam

Reef Fish Identification

Selected Poetry and Prose of Edmond Holmes

Theogony: Works and Days

The Trial

Venezuela (Culture Smart: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture)

Where Am I Easting? An Adventure through the Global Food Economy

New DVDs This Week

Cize: The End of Exercise

Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language (The Great Courses)

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of July 18th

Library News This Week

July 18, 2016

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sat. 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Alvin Toffler, author of influential ‘Future Shock,’ dead at 87

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2016/06/30/alvin-toffler-author-of-future-shock-dead-at-87/86570846/

Best-Selling Books of 2016: Here’s What Has Dominated the List So Far http://www.ew.com/article/2016/07/12/bestselling-books-2016-list

The New 53rd Street Library Is Nice, Unless You Like to Read Books http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/07/53rd-street-library-okay-if-you-hate-books.html

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @ http://view2.fdu.edu/metropolitan-campus/libraries/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

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

Academic Diary:  Or Why Higher Education Still Matters

AI:  Its Nature and Future

The American Library Directory 2016-2017

Architecting the Cloud:  Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models

Artificial Intelligence:  The Basics

Barkskins, a novel

Be That Engineer:  Inspirations and Insight from Accomplished Women Engineers

The Black Widow, a novel

Cloud Computing

The Crimes of Paris:  A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific, 2016

Ego Is the Enemy

A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes:  From Alaska to California

First Comes Love, a novel

Goliarda Sapienza in Context:  Intertextual Relationships with Italian and European Culture

Headstrong:  52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World

Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation

Intelligence Unbound:  The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds

An Introduction to Android Application Development

Jellyfish, a Natural History

The Knockoff, a novel

Law and Sexuality in Tennessee Williams’s America

Learning R

Light of Paris, a novel

Love in the Afterlife:  Underground Religion at the Movies

Magic, a novel

Marine Mammals:  Evolutionary Biology

Online Gaming in Context:  The Social and Cultural Significance of Online Games

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

Political Campaign Communication

R Cookbook

Sams Teach Yourself iOS 9 Application Development in 24 Hours

The Science of Ocean Waves:  Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

Superintelligence:  Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Terrorism and the Economy:  Impacts on the Capital Market and the Global Tourism Industry

The Text, the Play, and the Globe:  Essays on Literary Influence in Shakespeare’s World and His Work in Honor of Charles R. Forker

Tribe:  On Homecoming and Belonging

What a Fish Knows:  The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Worlds of Hungarian Writing

New DVDs This Week

The Imitation Game

Leverage, season 2

Giovatto Library Summer Hours

May 18 – August 26, 2016

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10 PM

Friday*** — 8 AM – 5 PM

Sat. – 10 AM – 2 PM

Sunday – 1 PM – 5 PM

Library Closed Fridays – Jul 22, 29; August 5th ***

Fall Semester Hours Begin Sat., August 27th

 

 

 

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of July 5th

Library News This Week

July 5, 2016

 

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sa%#$!$ay 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

***

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Booze & Books: Barnes & Noble to Serve Beer & Wine  http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/24/investing/barnes-and-noble-beer-wine-alcohol-booze/

Bring to the Beach! Check Out These Must-Read Summer Books http://www.today.com/popculture/bring-beach-check-out-these-must-read-summer-books-t100327

Top 23 Business Books You Should Read This Summer          http://www.inc.com/business-insider/23-best-summer-reads-business-books.html

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @ http://view2.fdu.edu/metropolitan-campus/libraries/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

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

Analyzing Political Communication with Digital Trace Data

Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning

Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives

Cloud Computing Design Patterns

Coding for Dummies

The Confidence Effect:  Every Woman’s Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success

The Day the President Was Shot:  The Secret Service, the FBI, a Would-Be Killer, and the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan

How Women Decide:  What’s True, What’s Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices

Interrelationships between Corals and Fisheries

Marine Mammal Physiology:  Requisites for Ocean Living

On Writing:  A Memoir of the Craft

The Only Woman in the Room:  Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club

The Physiology of Fishes

R for Dummies

Reconceptualising Authenticity for English as a Global Language

Then and Now, a memoir

Venezuela:  What Everyone Needs to Know

Vinegar Girl, a novel

William Tecumseh Sherman:  In the Service of My Country, a Life

New DVDs This Week

Eye in the Sky

Kung Fu Panda 3

Leverage, season 1

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of June 27th

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of June 20th

Library News This Week

 

June 20, 2016

 

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sa%#$!$ay 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

Many thanks to our Library Staff Development Day Presenters and to the Metropolitan Campus Faculty and Staff  who joined us for Library Staff Development Day

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Bestsellers for the Week Ending June 6                       http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/books/bestsellers-for-the-week-ending-june-6-1.11896969

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

http://time.com/4363326/best-books-2016-so-far/

Here’s What J.P Morgan Thinks Its Rich Clients Should Read This Summer http://www.newsweek.com/jp-morgan-books-one-percent-summer-reading-468205

Why Do Old Books Smell So Good?’ Video Goes Viral

http://www.adweek.com/galleycat/why-do-old-books-smell-so-good-video-goes-viral/121429

 

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

 

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break 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 during the summer, 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 Assistants, a novel

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious M%#$!$cripts

Before the Fall, a novel

Bill O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies:  The Patriots

 

Campaign Craft:  The Strategies, Tactics, and the Art of Political Campaign Management

Champagne Baby:  How One Parisian Learned to Love Wind and Life the American Way

Cross Kill (Bookshots)

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes

End of Watch, a novel

Everything Explained That Is Explainable:  On the Creation of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Celebrated Eleventh Edition, 1910-1911

Finding Fontainebleau:  An American Boy in France

Give Your Child the World:  Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time

The House of Secrets, a novel

I Almost Forgot about You, a novel

The Inevitable:  Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

The Lady with the Borzoi:  Blanche Knopf Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

Learning to Lead:  What Really Works for Women in Law

Makers and Takers:  The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

Marine Biology:  A Very Short Introduction

Me before You, a novel

Million Dollar Women:  The Essential Guide for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Go Big

Modern Lovers, a novel

Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference, 2017

Natasha’s dance:  A Cultural History of Russia

New Rules of the Game:  10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions, 2016

Only in Naples:  Lessons in Food and Famiglia from My Italian Mother-in-Law

Pushback:  How Smart Women Ask and Stand Up for What They Want

Recoding Gender:  Women’s Changing Parti%#$!$tion in Computing

The Sage Handbook of Research in International Education

String Theory:  David Foster Wallace on Tennis

Super Mind:  How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life through Transcendental Meditation

Taking the Heat:  Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen

Voices in the Ocean:  A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

Who Rules the World?

The Winter Fortress:  The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb

Women in Engineering:  Pioneers and Trailblazers

Women of Mayo Clinic:  The Founding Generation

Women of the Street:  Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too)

New DVDs This Week

13 Hours:  The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Hello, My Name is Doris

 

 

 

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