Library News This Week – Summer Express Edition

August 11th, 2014

Fall Semester Library Hours begin August 23rd!

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

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

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

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, 24 stories

Blue Mind:  The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

The Bridegroom, stories

The End of Always, a novel

Factory Man:  How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town

Get Up!  Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do about It

Higher Education at Risk:  Strategies to Improve Outcomes, Reduce Tuition, and Stay Competitive in a Disruptive Environment

History of the Rain, a novel

The People’s Platform:  Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

A Perfect Life, a novel

Prague Summer, a novel

The Thing around Your Neck, stories

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

 

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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