Giovatto News this Week 8.25.2014

Library News This Week – Welcome Back, Fall 2014
August 25th, 2014
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Volunteers needed for Library Language Tables
Share your knowledge of another language and culture by hosting a Library Language Table
Contact Kathy or Paul @ the Library
Did you know?  –
That the Library has over 100 online databases across the disciplines?
That the Library has approximately 100,000 ebooks and 25,000 electronic journals available whenever you need them, wherever you are – and you never have to bring them back? J
That the Library is open 7 days a week?
That there is always a reference librarian scheduled to assist you?
That the Library has a Café and an ATM machine?
That the Library offers “express” check-out?  If you’re in a hurry, we will have all your items ready to go when you are.
That the Library offers self-checkout? Just swipe your card, and you’re good to go.
That the Library offers sessions throughout the semester open to all students, faculty, and staff on Library research?
That the Library is a great place to read, study, and do your research papers and projects?  It’s also a great place to take a break!
Kathy’s Picks
Advice for College Freshmen @
5 Money Strategies for College Freshmen @
7 Things College Freshmen Should Do To Be Successful In Life
Upcoming Events @ the Library
Constitution Day Talk – “Children Are Persons, too:  Juvenile Rights in Modern America” — Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – 3:30 PM – Giovatto Library Auditorium
Musical Afternoons – Wednesdays @ 3:30.  Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium – Paul.  September 3rd, 10th, 24th.
Library Language Tables
Italian Language Table with Paul – Thursday, September 11th, @1 PM.  Library Café
French Language Table with Kathy – Thursday, September 18th, @ 1 PM.  Library Cafe
·         Library Workshops
What the Library Can Do for YOU! – Tuesday, August 26th, @ 10 AM; Thursday, August 28th, @ 4 PM, Friday, August 29th, @ 12 noon, Reference Desk
Library Basics – Wednesday, September 3rd, @ 10 AM; Thursday, September 4th, @ 12 noon; Friday, September 5th, @ 11 AM; Monday, September 8th, @ 8 PM; Tuesday, September 9th, @ 6 PM and Thursday, September 11th, @ 7 PM, Reference Desk
Reader’s Circle Book Club – Monday, September 8th, @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Movie Talk! Film Discussion Group – Monday, September 15th @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Food for Thought –
“So You Want to Do a Doctorate?  Tips and Advice on the Doctoral Journey.  Tuesday, September 16th, @ 1 PM — Kathy
“Rome, the Eternal City.” Tuesday, September 23rd, @ 1 PM – Paul
“New Jersey History.” Tuesday, September 30th, @ 1 PM — Dirk
More for You @ the Library
Faculty and Staff – Remember!  “Special Delivery” of Library materials is available to you via intercampus mail to your Metropolitan Campus office.
The Library Café is always open during regular Library hours
ATM available in the Library Café
Courtesy Phone Chargers throughout the Library
Chess, Scrabble, and Jeopardy – Games available at lunchtime, in the evening, and on request in the Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course.”  A complete list of the Great Courses @ Giovatto Library is available @
The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!
Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory ServiceIf 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 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 @ 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 Memory Forensics:  Detectinv Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory
Best Colleges, 2015
The Birth of Korean Cool:  How One Nation Is Conquering the World through Pop Culture
Days of Rage, a novel
Down the Shore, a novel
Focus on College Success
The Humongous Book of Algebra Problems:  1,000 Algebra Problems with Comprehensive Solutions for All the Major Topics of Algebra I and II
The Humongous Book of Calculus Problems:  1,000 Calculus Problems with Comprehensive Solutions for All the Major Topics of Calculus I and II
The Humongous Book of GeometryProblems:  1,000 Calculus Problems with Comprehensive Solutions for All the Major Topics of Geometry
Learning from Megadisasters:  Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake
MCAT Behavioral Sciences Review
MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review
MCAT General Chemistry Review
MCAT Organic Chemistry Review
MCAT Physics and Math Review
NCLEX-RN Premier 2014-2015
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015
The Official Guide to the MCAT Exam (MCAT 2015)
A Short History of Malaysia
The Statesman’s Yearbook, 2015
Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Straight-A Study Skills:  More than 200 Essential Strategies to Ace Your Exams, Boost Your Grades, and Achieve Lasting Academic Success
Support and Defend, a novel
We Are Not Ourselves, a novel
What the Best College Students Do
Your Complete Guide to College Success:  How to Study Smart, Achieve Your Goals, and Enjoy Campus Life
New DVDs This Week
The First World War
World War I:  The Complete Story

Giovatto Library Fall Semester Hours

August 23rd – December 23rd

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sat. – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday – 12 noon – 10:00 PM

Closed September 1st in observance of Labor Day

Closed November 26th – 28th in observance of Thanksgiving

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