Library News for the Week of September 28th

Library News This Week

September 28, 2015

Extended Library Hours for Midterms

Friday, October 2nd – Library Open Late, ‘til 8 PM

Sat., October 3rd – Library Open Late, ‘til 7 PM

Sunday, October 4th – Library Open Early, @ 9 AM

As the year 2015 marks the 100th Anniversary of Armenia Genocide, FDU’s Office of Global Learning, in collaboration with FDU’s Giovatto Library, the Near East Foundation and the Genocide Project, is proud to present a series of events to engage the campus and local community in a commemoration of the past and a discussion of the present and future of the Armenian diaspora.

September 29 – October 9

Giovatto Library

Photo Exhibit: Near East Foundation

The Giovatto Library will host an exhibition from the Near East Foundation “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief” for more information please follow this link http://neareastmuseum.com/education/

3D Printer available for current faculty, staff, and students!

Contact Jessie to make an appointment for your get acquainted session!

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Videos Games available @ the Library

Check them out!

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This Week @ the Library

Photo Exhibit – Near East Foundation – September 29th – October 9th

Library Basics – Thursday, October 1st @ 10 AM – Pat

Getting to Know the FDU Online Library – Friday, October 2nd @ 11 AM – Kathy

Extended Library Hours for Midterms — Friday, October 2nd – Library Open Late, ‘til 8 PM Sat., October 3rd – Library Open Late, ‘til 7 PM–Sunday, October 4th – Library Open Early, @ 9 AM

Kathy’s Picks

The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/23/business/media/the-plot-twist-e-book-sales-slip-and-print-is-far-from-dead.html?emc=eta1&_r=0

Best-selling author Jackie Collins dies at 77 http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/19/entertainment/jackie-collins-obit/

Property Brothers sign ‘Dream’ book deal http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/09/24/property-brothers-book-dream-home-hgtv/27173613/

Gatsby’s roots are partly in Hackensack                                                         http://www.northjersey.com/arts-and-entertainment/books/gatsby-s-roots-are-partly-in-hackensack-1.1415848?page=all

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 and December 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

Achieving Equity for Latino Students:  Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education through Public Policy

The Alchemist

The Autobiography of Mother Jones

The Court and the World:  American Law and the New Global Realities

Crazy Rich Asians, a novel

Fear of Dying, a novel

The Gutenberg Elegies:  The Fate of Reading in an electronic Age

H is for Hawk

Human Biology

If I Could Turn Back Time, a novel

International Security Studies

Juggernaut Politics:  Understanding Predatory Globalization

The Katrina Decade:  Images of an Altered City

Killing Reagan:  The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency

The Latino Student’s Guide to College Success

Long Live Atahualpa:  Indigenous Politics, Justice, and Democracy in the Northern Andes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seas%#$!$

The Race between Education and Technology

Rethinking Latin American social Movements:  Radical Action from Below

Self and Soul:  A Defense of Ideals

The Social Order of the Underworld:  How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

Star Wars Aftermath

Start Your Own Food Truck Business:  Cart, Trailer, Kiosk, Standard and Gourmet Trucks, Mobile Catering, Bustaurant

Start Your Own Senior Services Business:  Adult Day Care, Relocation Service, Home Care, Transportation Service, Concierge, Travel Service

Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education

Translation as a Profession

Undisciplining knowledge:  Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century

New DVDs This Week

Belgium, Amsterdam & the Netherlands, Denmark (Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa)

Discovering Your Roots:  An Introduction to Genealogy (The Great Courses)

Families of Philippines

Far from the Madding Crowd

Furious 7

How We Learn (The Great Courses)

Through My Eyes:  A Film about Rwandan Youth

 

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