Giovatto Library News for the Week of September 26th

Library News This Week

September 26, 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

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

 

Kathy’s Picks

Audiobooks Turn More Readers into Listeners as E-Books Slip http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/23/business/media/audiobooks-turn-more-readers-into-listeners-as-e-books-slip.html

Banned Books Week http://www.ala.org/bbooks/

Colleges turn to coloring books to de-stress students (from Maryann) http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/29106/

How to watch movies and read books more intelligently, according to New York’s most powerful critics http://qz.com/786250/how-to-read-books-intelligently-according-to-new-yorks-most-powerful-culture-critics/

New York Public Library Builds Modern Conveyer System to Quickly Transfer Books http://patch.com/new-york/midtown-nyc/new-york-public-library-builds-modern-conveyer-system-quickly-transfers-books

9 New Books We Recommend This Week http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/25/books/review/9-new-books-we-recommend-this-week.html?_r=0

Robert Caro to receive honorary National Book Award medal https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/robert-caro-to-receive-honorary-national-book-award-medal/2016/09/21/a1b82b94-7ffb-11e6-ad0e-ab0d12c779b1_story.html

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

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers

Circling the Sun, a novel

Communicating Catholicism: Rhetoric, Ecclesiastical Leadership, and the Future of the American Roman Catholic Diocese

Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach

Computer Security

Doing Qualitative Research Online

Draw to Win: A Crash Course on How to Lead, Sell, and Innovate with Your Visual Mind

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Global Citizenship Education

The Global Economy in 2030

The Guide to Online Due Diligence Investigations: The Professional Approach on How to Use Traditional and Social Media Resources for Investigations

Home, a novel

Ireland: A Luminous Beauty

Italy and the Cultural Politics of World War I

LSAT for Dummies

Physics II for Dummies

Reading, Writing, and Literacy 2.0: Teaching with Online Texts, Tools, and Resources, K-8

A Student’s Guide to Waves

The Supreme Court Review, 2015

Virtual Banking

New DVDs This Week

Captain America: Civil Wa

Leverage, the final season

New Video Games This Week

NBA 2K17

 

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