Library News for the Week of June 22nd

Library News This Week – Express Summer Edition

June 22, 2015

 

The Library is Open – All Summer Long!

Closed on Fridays beginning on June 19th

Express Delivery — Delivery to Your Campus Office by Intercampus Mail

Express Check-Out – Pick up Your Books, Magazines, and DVDs at the Circ Desk Ready to Go – Just Call Ahead, and We Will Pull Them for You

Faculty and Staff – Return Your Items to the Library by Intercampus Mail

Kathy’s Picks

Cool Books for Hot Summer Days http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/books/cool-beach-books-for-hot-summer-days.html?_r=0

9 brilliant business books you can read in an afternoon http://www.businessinsider.com/9-brilliant-business-books-you-can-read-in-an-afternoon-2015-6?op=1

10 Geekiest Beach Reads of 2015 http://www.informationweek.com/it-life/10-geekiest-beach-reads-of-2015/d/d-id/1320701

Self-Directed Independent Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – The summer is 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 ServiceIf 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 2015 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 Single Ladies, a novel

Ansel’s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems

Change Leadership in Higher Education:  A Practical Guide to Academic Transformation

College Disrupted:  The Great Unbundling of Higher Education

Data-ism:  The Revolution Transforming Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, and Almost Everything Else

The Everything Job Interview Book

The Fox and the Hound:  The Birth of American Spying

Grow Your Value:  Living and Working to Your Potential

Higher Education in Ireland

The Inheritor’s Powder:  A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science

Knock ‘em Dead Job Interview

Lessons of Hope:  How to Fix Our Schools

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo

Mindset:  The New Psychology of Success

The New Normal:  Finding a Balance between Individual Rights and the Common Good

Pedigree:  How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs

The Purposeful Graduate:  Why Colleges Must Talk to Students about Vocation

Transnational Na(rra)tion:  Home and Homeland in Nineteenth Century American Literature

Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers:  Measuring Higher Education’s Role in Economic Development

Wide-Open World:  How Volunteering around the Globe Changed One Family’s Lives Forever

With Respect to the Japanese:  Going to Work in Japan

New Audiobooks This Week

Drive Time Spanish Beginner Level

Drive Time Spanish Beginner-Advanced Level

New DVDs This Week

The Roosevelts:  An Intimate History

 

Giovatto Library Summer Hours 2015

Summer Hours May 20st – August 21st

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 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Closed Sat., July 4th, Independence Day

*Closed Fridays – June 19th, 26th, July 3th, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st; and August 7th

Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Sat.  August 22nd

Closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day

 

 

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