Library News This Week – Fall Recess Edition
October 13th, 2014
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Library Open Regular Hours during Fall Recess
Sat., October 11th – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 12th – 12 Noon – 10:00 PM
Monday, October 13th, and Tuesday, October 14th — 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
NJ350 Faculty Speaker
Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College
“New Jersey, the Garden State”
Wednesday, October 15th — 3:30 PM,
Giovatto Library Auditorium & Theatre
Gone Girl: How did the film ending differ from the book’s?
Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 Awarded To French Author Patrick Modiano http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/08/nobel-prize-literature-2014_n_5953938.html
Print Books Outsold Ebooks in First Half Of 2014 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/06/ebooks-print-books-outsold_n_5940654.html
The shrinking New York Times http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/03/media/nyt-cuts/index.html?iid=HP_River
Walter Isaacson’s ‘The Innovators’ Studies Computer Wizards
Upcoming Events @ the Library
NJ350 Faculty Speaker – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – “New Jersey, the Garden State” – Wednesday, October 15th — 3:30 PM, Giovatto Library Auditorium & Theatre
French Language Table – Thursday, October 16th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Kathy
Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, October 20th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Food for Thought – “Chinese Stories” – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room — Sian
Wroxton Tea and Interest Meeting – Wednesday, October 22nd – 2:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Musical Afternoons – Wednesday, October 22nd and 29th – 3:30 – 5:00 PM — Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium –Paul
Library Research Clinics – Get to Know Your Library Databases – October 23rd @ 10 AM, October 24th at 12 Noon, October 28th @ 2 PM, October 29th @ 4 PM, and October 20th @ 6 PM
English Language Table – Thursday, October 23rd – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy and Paul (limited seating)
Food for Thought – “A Trip across the United States” – Tuesday, October 28th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy
Just Around the Bend – My Journey for 9/11 – Book signing by George Martin (New York Giants, FDU Alumnus) – Wednesday, October 29th – 2:00 – 4:00 PM — Reference Reading Room
History of Survival/Horror Video Games – Professor Bamidele Ojo – 1:00 PM Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
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
Diabesity: What You Need to Know if Anyone You Care about Suffers from Weight Problems, Pre-Diabetes, or Diabetes
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
A Life Intercepted, a novel
One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More
Resolving Conflicts at Work: Ten Strategies for Everyone on the Job
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
New DVDs This Week
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”