Library News This Week
September 14, 2015
Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College
Thursday, 9/17 @ 3:30 PM
Library Theatre & Auditorium
Library Recital and Art Exhibit Program @ Giovatto
Share your talent with the Metropolitan Campus community
To find out more, or to schedule your recital or art exhibit, contact Paul (recitals) or Jessie (art exhibits) @ the Library
New! – 3D Printer available for current faculty, staff, and students!
Contact Jessie to make an appointment for your get acquainted session!
Volunteers needed for Library Language Tables
Share your knowledge of another language and culture by hosting a Library Language Table
Contact Kathy or Paul @ the Library
One-on-One research consultations available with the Giovatto reference librarians.
Contact Paul @ the Library to make an appointment
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 – Express Delivery — Delivery to Your Campus Office by Intercampus Mail. Return Your Items to the Library by Intercampus Mail. Please allow time for Intercampus Mail delivery when placing your requests.
Contact Debbie @ the Library
This Week @ the Library
Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, 9/14 @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
French Language Table – Thursday, 9/17 @ 1 PM, Library Café
Constitution Day – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – Thursday, 9/17 @ 3:30 PM, Library Theatre & Auditorium
Banned Books Week : Celebrating the Freedom to Read @ http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek
Big Question: Is Speed Reading Actually Possible? @ http://www.wired.com/2015/09/big-question-speed-reading-actually-possible/
New AICPA survey finds disconnect between college students’ perception of financial literacy and reality @ http://www.accountingtoday.com/blogs/accounting-tomorrow/news/aicpa-survey-finds-disconnect-between-college-students-literacy-75746-1.html
Self-Directed Independent Learning @ the Library
The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always 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 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 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 @ 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
The Admissions, a novel
Alert, a novel
The Anglosphere Challenge: Why the English-Speaking Nations Will Lead the Way in the Twenty-First Century
Between the World and Me
Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools
Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football
Everybody Rise, a novel
Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
Getting Started with MakerBot
The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a novel
Head First Java
How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Knock ‘em Dead: Secrets & Strategies for First-Time Job Seekers
Launch a Teaching Career
Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer
The Making of Asian America
Mastering 3D Printing
A Place of Remembrance: Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial
Rapid Qualitative Inquiry: A Field Guide to Team-Bases Assessment
Smarter Crime Control: A Guide to a Safer Future for Citizens, Communities, and Politicians
Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature: A Tribute to John Sutherland
Theft of a Nation: Wall Street Looting and Federal Regulatory Colluding
3D Printing for Architects with MakerBot
3D Printing for Dummies
3D Printing with Autodesk 123D Tinkercad and MakerBot
Using Hypnosis with Children
Work Your Way around the World
The World Trade Center: Classics of American Architecture
X, a novel
New DVDs This Week
Hurricane Katrina: The Storm That Drowned a City
The Last Picture Show
Robot & Frank
Giovatto Library Hours Fall 2015
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat. – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday – 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Extended Library Hours for Midterms
Open Late – ‘til 8 PM – Friday, October 2nd
Open Late – ‘til 7 PM – Sat., October 3rd
Open Early — @ 9 AM – Sunday, October 4th
Library Open Regular Hours during Fall Recess
Library Open early, @ 9 AM, Sunday, November 8th
Closed Wednesday – Friday, November 25th – 27th, in observance of Thanksgiving