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

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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 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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Giovatto Library News for the Week of June 13th

Kathy’s Picks

Attention Readers: ‘Rotten Tomatoes’ for Books Is Here

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/book-marks-lit-hub_us_5756e1b4e4b07823f9514988

 

Five Advice Books to Add to Your Coaching Library and Gift a New Grad http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinecenizalevine/2016/06/08/five-advice-books-to-add-to-your-coaching-library-and-gift-a-new-grad/#5fedaf211bcd

 

James Patterson Hopes to Reinvent the Way We Read Books

http://nypost.com/2016/06/08/james-patterson-hopes-to-reinvent-the-way-we-read-books/

 

James Patterson Says He’ll Disrupt Reading by Writing Shorter Books

http://qz.com/700366/james-patterson-says-%#$!$-disrupt-reading-by-writing-shorter-books/

Top 10 Books about Guilt

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jun/08/top-10-books-about-guilt

 

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

All Summer Long, a novel

The Bible, Mormon Scripture, and the Rhetoric of Allusivity

The Code of the Extraordinary Mind:  10 Unconventional Laws to redefine Your Life & Succeed on your Own Terms

Emma:  A Modern Retelling, a novel

A Hero of France, a novel

Hitler in the Movies

Hick Finn’s America:  Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece

The Island House, a novel

Learning to Lead:  What Really Works for Women in Law

Model Woman:  Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty

Paper:  Paging through History

Production and Operations Management

A Rage for Order:  The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS

Sisters in Law:  How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World

Sweetbitter, a novel

The Weekenders, a novel

The Women of Berkshire Hathaway:  Lessons from Warren Buffett’s Female CEOs and Directors

Words That Work:  It’s Not What You Say It’s What People Hear

 

 

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of June 6th

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Giovatto Library Staff Development Day Program

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Summer Reading@Giovatto Library

The following magazines are available for your reading pleasure in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room at the Giovatto Library:

 

Bicycling

Conde Nast Traveler

Discover Britain

Fitness

France

Golf

Hudson Valley

National Geographic Traveler

New Jersey

Running

Travel and Leisure

Yankee

 

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Library News for the Week of May 16th

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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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