Library News This Week – Summer Express Edition
July 21st, 2014
The air-conditioned Library is open all summer long – evenings and weekends, too!
Closed Fridays – June 13th, 20th, 27th; July 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th; August 1st
For the very latest news and information, check our Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/Giovattolibrary
Faculty and Staff – Remember! “Special Delivery” of Library materials is available to you via intercampus mail to your Metropolitan Campus office. Stay cool!
The Library Café is open all summer, during regular Library hours
ATM available in the Library Café
Chess, Scrabble, and Jeopardy – Games available at lunchtime, in the evening, and on request in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service
If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning during the summer months, 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.
Book News: ‘Big 5’ Publishers Absent from Amazon’s New E-Book Service @ http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/21/333549534/book-news-big-5-publishers-absent-from-amazon-s-new-e-book-service
Hillary Clinton draws 1,200 to book signing in Ridgewood @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/hillary-clinton-draws-1-200-to-book-signing-in-ridgewood-1.1053448
JK Rowling says crime thriller series will run longer than Harry Potter @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/19/jk-rowling-crime-thriller-series-longer-harry-potter
On the Books: ‘New Yorker’ archives available for free online, for now @ http://shelf-life.ew.com/2014/07/21/on-the-books-the-new-yorkers-archives-are-available-for-free-online-for-now/
The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – The summer break is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course.” A complete list of the Great Courses @ Giovatto Library is available @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=10005
The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!
For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2014 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Art of Freedom: Teaching the Humanities to the Poor
Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives through Urban Design
Head First EJB
The Holy Reich: Nazi Conceptions of Christianity 191901945
Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans
Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion
Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from the Rights of Many to Robespierre
Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions
The Soft Edge: Where Great Companies Find lasting Success
Talk like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds
Venice: History of the Floating City
Why Does the World Exist?
Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience
A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide
New DVDs This Week
All Is Lost
Giovatto Library Summer Hours 2014
Summer Hours May 21st – August 22nd
Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday – 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Closed Fridays – June 13th, 20st, 27th; July 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th; August 1st
Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Saturday, August 23rd
Closed September 1st in observance of Labor Day
Chat with a Giovatto librarian @ http://library.fdu.edu/askusmetro.html
Email a Giovatto librarian @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1849
Be sure to select “Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus”
FDU Online Library Available 24/7 365 @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=587