Library News for the Week of July 29th- Express Summer Edition

Library News This Week – Express Summer Edition

July 27, 2015

 

The Library is Open – All Summer Long!

Closed on Fridays through August 7th

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

Books:  New and Noteworthy http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/07/23/books-new-and-noteworthy/30264881/

5 books every entrepreneur must read http://www.forbes.com/sites/chicceo/2015/07/23/5-books-every-entrepreneur-must-read/

5 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Understand China http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-27/five-must-read-books-that-will-help-you-understand-china

9 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read http://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-book-recommendations-2015-7

9 must-read books for summer beach reading http://www.ew.com/article/2015/07/24/summer-books-reading-list

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

Air Traffic Control Career Prep

America:  An Illustrated History

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth:  What Going to Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

At Work in the Early Modern English Theater

Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges, 2016

The Beekeeper’s Daughter, a novel

The Best Team Money Can Buy:  The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Blueprints, a novel

A Bone to Pick:  The Good and Bad News about Food, with Wisdom and Advice on Diets, Food Safety, GMCs, Farming, and More

Close to Home, a novel

Code of Conduct, a novel

Cross-Border Partnerships in Higher Education

The Daemon Knows:  Literary Greatness and the American Sublime

Dr. Pestana’s Surgery Notes:  Top 180 Vignettes for the Surgical Wards

The Essential New York Times Grilling Cookbook

A Force for Good:  The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World

Go Set a Watchman, a novel

The Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema

The Insider Threat, a novel

Language Arts, a novel

The Little Paris Bookshop, a novel

Magill’s Cinema Annual, 2015

Management across Cultures:  Developing Global Competencies

The Melody Lingers On, a novel

Midnight’s Furies:  The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition

Networking for Every College Student and Graduate:  Starting Your Career Off Right

Nursing Drug Handbook, 2016

Oh! Your Pretty Things, a novel

The Oregon Trail:  A New American Journey

Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges 2016

The Poetry and Poetics of Michael Heller

Race, Nation, and Reform Ideology in Winnipeg, 1880’s-1920

Rationality, Control, and Freedom:  Making Sense of Human Freedom

Real Women, Real Leaders:  Surviving and Succeeding in the Business World

Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts:  Lessons Plans for Librarians

To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel (50th anniversary edition)

The Trip to Echo Springs:  On Writers and Drinking

The Unspeakable:  And Other Subjects of Discussion

Will the Real You Please Stand Up:  Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media

The Wisdom and Teachings of Stephen R. Covey

New DVDS This Week

Blue Bloods, season 3, season 4

House of Cards, season 3

The Kennedys:  Triumph and Tragedy

The Longest Ride

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Shadowlands

The Sixties

 

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