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Faculty Art Exhibit
Dr. Kent Fairfield, Silberman College
Opening September 30th
Reception 4 – 6 PM
Extended Library Hours for Midterms
Friday, October 3rd – ‘til 8 PM
Sat., October 4th – ‘til 7 PM
Sunday, October 5th – Library Open Early @ 9 AM
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read @ http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek
September 21-27, 2014
Read all about banned books, and many of the banned books themselves, @ the Library!
Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 @ http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/
The Library collections includes many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on the Spanish-speaking world and our Hispanic heritage.
What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College
Available for free download @
Upcoming Events @ the Library
Musical Afternoons – Wednesdays @ 3:30. Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium – Paul. September 24th.
“Rome, the Eternal City” Tuesday, September 23rd, @ 1 PM – Paul
“New Jersey History” Tuesday, September 30th, @ 1 PM – Dirk
“My Radio Days in Belgium” Tuesday, October 7th, @ 1:00 PM — Michael
Faculty Art Exhibit – Dr. Kent Fairfield, Silberman College – Photos of Paris — Opening September 30th. Reception 4 – 6 PM
Giovatto Library Student Advisory Board – First Meeting of the Year – October 6th at 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Italian Language Table – Thursday, October 9th, at 1:00 PM, Library Café
NJ350 Faculty Speaker – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – “New Jersey, the Garden State” – 3:30 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
French Language Table – Thursday, October 16th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Kathy
English Language Table – Thursday, October 23rd – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy and Paul (limited seating)
Traveling through America: An Overview – Tuesday, October 28th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room — Kathy
More for You @ the Library
Faculty and Staff – Remember! “Special Delivery” of Library materials is available to you via intercampus mail to your Metropolitan Campus office.
The Library Café is always open during regular Library hours
ATM available in the Library Café
Courtesy Phone Chargers throughout the Library
Chess, Scrabble, and Jeopardy – Games available at lunchtime, in the evening, and on request in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It 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!
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 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Students
Bush Craft 1010: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
The Business Book
The Children Act, a novel
Edge of Eternity, a novel
Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918: World War I and Its Violent Climax
Fewer Bigger Bolder: From Mindless Expansion to Focused Growth
From Worst to First: Behind the Scenes of Continental’s Remarkable Comeback
The Handbook of Japanese Verbs
Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs
Helping the Bereaved College Student
The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life
The New Rules of Retail: Competing in the World’s Toughest Marketplace
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food
On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life
120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature
Unspeakable Things: Sex Lies and Revolution
Vegetarian Dinner Parties: 150 Meatless Meals Good Enough to Serve to Company
So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive
World Trade Center: Past, Present, Future
World War I: The Definitive Visual History
New DVDs This Week
World Wars (includes the 3-part miniseries: Trial by Fire, A Rising Threat, Never Surrender)
Giovatto Library Fall Semester Hours
August 23rd – December 23rd
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat. – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday – 12 noon – 10:00 PM
Closed November 26th – 28th in observance of Thanksgiving
Chat with a Giovatto librarian @ http://library.fdu.edu/askusmetro.html
Email a Giovatto librarian @ http://view2.fdu.edu/online-and-off-campus/library-resources/email-an-fdu-librarian/
Be sure to select “Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus”