Giovatto Library News for the Week of September 19th

Library News This Week

September 19, 2016

Extended Hours for Midterms

Friday, October 7th, 8 AM – 8 PM

Sat., October 8th, 10 AM – 7 PM

Sunday, October 9th, 9 AM – 10 PM

Volunteers Needed

If you would like to host a Library Language Table, please contact Paul or Kathy

 

NEW! The Browsing Collection – located in the Reference Reading Room, books selected for you by the Giovatto librarians and staff

Kathy’s Picks

Amazon Books opens in San Diego http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/ecommerce/sd-fi-amazonbooks-utc-20160914-story.html

Amazon has cornered the future of book publishing http://qz.com/780897/amazon-has-cornered-the-future-of-book-publishing/ Banned Books Week http://www.ala.org/bbooks/

10 books on Fiction longlist for National Book Award http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2016/09/15/national-book-awards-fiction-longlist/90369018/ 16th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

 

Independent Self-Directed 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! 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, 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

Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters

The Bluebook: A uniform System of Citation

Commonwealth, a novel

Everyone Eats: Understanding Food and Culture

Interculturality in Education: A Theoretical and Methodological Toolbox

International and Comparative Employment Relations

LSAT Premier 2016-2017

Modern Database Management

A Monster Calls, a novel

No Day Shall Erase You: The Story of 9/11 As Told at the National September 11 Memorial Museum

Nuclear Energy: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

Nuts%#$!$, a novel

Paul John Flory: A Life of Science and Friends

Power Density: A Key to Understanding Energy Sources and Uses

Responsible Living: Concepts, Education and Future Perspectives

Rules of the Game: Sports Law

The Terror Years: From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

What Color Is Your Parachute 2017?

Why We Work

Work Clean: The Life-Changing Power of Mise-en-Place to Organize Your Life, Work, and Mind

New DVDs This Week

Money Monster

Physiology and Fitness (The Great Courses)

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

 

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