Library News for the Week of November 10th

Library News This Week

November 9, 2015

Video Game Stations (Xbox, Playstation, and Wii)

Available in the Library Café

Videos Games also available for Checkout

@ the Library

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

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

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This Week @ the Library

Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, November 9th @ 1 PM – RSRR

Library Research Clinics:  Getting to Know Your Library Databases – Monday, November 9th @ 6 PM; Thursday, November 12th @ 11 AM

Kathy’s Picks

‘Amazon Books’ debuts in Seattle, the Company’s First Actual Bookstore http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/amazon-book-store-seattle_56380dc4e4b079a43c0468ac

Five Books about Guy Fawkes http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/five-books-for-bonfire-night/

Print is not dead:  Amazon goes brick-and-mortar as e-books falter http://nypost.com/2015/11/04/print-is-not-dead-amazon-goes-brick-and-mortar-as-e-books-falter/

The Red Hat CEO shares the 4 books that most influenced his career http://www.businessinsider.com/red-hat-ceo-shares-his-favorite-business-books-2015-11

 

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 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 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

Annual Register of Grant Support, 2016

The Best American Short Stories, 2015

Bold and Braver:  My Undercover Life

The British World:  An Illustrated Atlas

The British Council:  The First Fifty Years

The Consumer’s Guide to New Jersey Personal Injury Claims

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and of the Pacific, 2015

The Green Book, 2015-2016

In Praise of Fathers:  Poetry

The O. Henry Prize Stories, 2015

Pope Francis and the New Vatican

Rogue Lawyer, a novel

Still Standing:  The Story of My Wars

Things That Are:  Encounters with Plants, Stars, and Animals

University Reform:  The Founding of the American Association of University Professors

The Witches:  Salem, 1692

New DVDs This Week

Star Wars I, The Phantom Menace

Star Wars II, Attack of the Clones

New Video Games This Week

Just Dance 3

Just Dance 4

 

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