Library News This Week – Summer Express Edition
August 5th, 2014
The air-conditioned Library is open all summer long – evenings and weekends, too!
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.
Books to Watch Out For: August @ http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/books-watch-august
Brooklyn Book Festival @ http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/ Sunday, September 21st.
Does “Novel” Now Mean Any Book? @ http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2014/08/04/novel_increasingly_used_to_mean_any_book_fiction_or_nonfiction.html
For Europeans, reading and vacation go hand in hand @ http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2014/08/04/for-europeans-reading-and-vacation-go-hand-in-hand/
2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival @ http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/ Saturday, August 30th.
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 Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age
Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: For Leaders of Change
Big Little Lies, a novel
Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos
Englewood and Englewood Cliffs (Images of America)
Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim
First Generation College Students
Globally Responsible Leadership: Managing according to the UN Global Compact
Governance Reconsidered: How Boards, Presidents, Administrators, and Faculty Can Help Their Colleges Thrive
An Introduction to Database Systems
Investing for a Lifetime: Managing Wealth for the “New Normal”
Jersey City (Images of America)
Justices of the United States Supreme Court: Their Lives and Major Opinions 4 v.
MCAT 2015: What the Test Change Means for You Now
Nursing Drug Handbook 2015
Official Directory of New Jersey Libraries and Media Centers, 2014
Peterson’s Four-Year Colleges, 2015
The Power of Appreciative Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Positive Change
Profile of American Colleges, 2015
Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design
Servant Leadership for Higher Education
The Silkworm, a novel
Sustainable Development: The UN Millennium Development Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the Common Good
Sustainable Event Management
This Is Who We Were: Companion to the 1940 Census
This Is Who We Were: In the 1950s
This Is Who We Were: In the 1960s
Whale-Watching: Sustainable Tourism and Ecological Management
New DVDs This Week
Once upon a Time, seasons 1 and 2
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
Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Sat., 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