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Fairleigh Dickinson University’s 75th Anniversary Banners in the Giovatto Library’s Sammartino Room

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Professor Paul Fenton visits the FDU Press Legacy Collection

Professor Paul Fenton (left), of the Sorbonne, visiting the FDU Press Legacy Collection in the Sammartino Room at Giovatto Library in June 2018.  He is holding a copy of a book he wrote, Exile in the Maghreb: Jews under Islam, … Continue reading

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The FDU Press

The FDU Press was founded in 1967 by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s founder, Peter Sammartino. The FDU Press Legacy collection is housed in the Sammartino Room of the Giovatto Library and includes over 1300 titles mostly in the areas of the … Continue reading

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FDU Historical Perspectives III: Guest Blog Contribution by Clifford J. Brooks FDU Historical Perspectives III—Marvel or Miracle?

… Depends upon your point of view. For 30 years, during and after Sister Margherita Marchione’s tenure as Professor of Italian Literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Peter Sammartino was, in a sense, her mentor. He followed her career and activities … Continue reading

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Giovatto Library Calendar June 2018

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FDU Historical Perspectives II: Guest Blog Contribution by Clifford J. Brooks

FDU Historical Perspectives II— “The College on Wheels” Guest Blog by Clifford J. Brooks Having recently written about some of the projects that were initiated by Sister Margherita Marchione, MPF, and Dr. Peter Sammartino, we came across a brief mention … Continue reading

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The Great Courses @Giovatto Library DVD’s and Audiobooks

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FDU Historical Perspectives: Guest Blog Contribution by Clifford J. Brooks

A recent conversation with Professor Emerita Sister Margherita Marchione, MPF, focused our attention once again on the history of FDU and the accomplishments of its founder, Dr. Peter Sammartino. Sister Margherita was a close friend of Dr. Sammartino and elaborated … Continue reading

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Giovatto Library News for the Week of March 5th

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The Chronicle of Higher Education is experiencing technical difficulties for off-campus users

The Chronicle of Higher Education is experiencing technical difficulties for off-campus users. If you’re on campus you should still be able to access the Chronicle. A support ticket has been opened with the Chronicle’s technical support so hopefully we will … Continue reading

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