Giovatto Library News for the Week of July 18th

Library News This Week

July 18, 2016

Library Closed on Fridays, Open Sat. 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Alvin Toffler, author of influential ‘Future Shock,’ dead at 87

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2016/06/30/alvin-toffler-author-of-future-shock-dead-at-87/86570846/

Best-Selling Books of 2016: Here’s What Has Dominated the List So Far http://www.ew.com/article/2016/07/12/bestselling-books-2016-list

The New 53rd Street Library Is Nice, Unless You Like to Read Books http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/07/53rd-street-library-okay-if-you-hate-books.html

Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD! A complete list is available @ http://view2.fdu.edu/metropolitan-campus/libraries/giovatto-library/the-great-courses/

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service — If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning during the summer, 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 2016 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

Academic Diary:  Or Why Higher Education Still Matters

AI:  Its Nature and Future

The American Library Directory 2016-2017

Architecting the Cloud:  Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models

Artificial Intelligence:  The Basics

Barkskins, a novel

Be That Engineer:  Inspirations and Insight from Accomplished Women Engineers

The Black Widow, a novel

Cloud Computing

The Crimes of Paris:  A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific, 2016

Ego Is the Enemy

A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes:  From Alaska to California

First Comes Love, a novel

Goliarda Sapienza in Context:  Intertextual Relationships with Italian and European Culture

Headstrong:  52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World

Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation

Intelligence Unbound:  The Future of Uploaded and Machine Minds

An Introduction to Android Application Development

Jellyfish, a Natural History

The Knockoff, a novel

Law and Sexuality in Tennessee Williams’s America

Learning R

Light of Paris, a novel

Love in the Afterlife:  Underground Religion at the Movies

Magic, a novel

Marine Mammals:  Evolutionary Biology

Online Gaming in Context:  The Social and Cultural Significance of Online Games

Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

Political Campaign Communication

R Cookbook

Sams Teach Yourself iOS 9 Application Development in 24 Hours

The Science of Ocean Waves:  Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

Superintelligence:  Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Terrorism and the Economy:  Impacts on the Capital Market and the Global Tourism Industry

The Text, the Play, and the Globe:  Essays on Literary Influence in Shakespeare’s World and His Work in Honor of Charles R. Forker

Tribe:  On Homecoming and Belonging

What a Fish Knows:  The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins

Worlds of Hungarian Writing

New DVDs This Week

The Imitation Game

Leverage, season 2

Giovatto Library Summer Hours

May 18 – August 26, 2016

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10 PM

Friday*** — 8 AM – 5 PM

Sat. – 10 AM – 2 PM

Sunday – 1 PM – 5 PM

Library Closed Fridays – Jul 22, 29; August 5th ***

Fall Semester Hours Begin Sat., August 27th

 

 

 

 

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