News this Week 10.6.14

Library News This Week

October 6th, 2014

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FDU Faculty Speakers

Hispanic Heritage Month

Professor Fernando Alonso and Professor Irene Oujo, Petrocelli College

Wednesday, October 8th @ 2:00 PM

Kathy’s Picks

Book News:  First-Ever Kirkus Prize Picks 18 Finalists @

The books that changed the best business brains @

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 @

The Library collections includes many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on the Spanish-speaking world and our Hispanic heritage.

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read @

Upcoming Events @ the Library

“My Radio Days in Belgium” Tuesday, October 7th, @ 1:00 PM — Michael

Hispanic Heritage Month – Professor Fernando Alonso and Professor Irene Oujo – October 8th at 2:00 PM

Italian Language Table – Thursday, October 9th, at 1:00 PM, Library Café

NJ350 Faculty Speaker – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – “New Jersey, the Garden State” – Wednesday, October 15th — 3:30 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

French Language Table – Thursday, October 16th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Kathy

Wroxton Tea and Interest Meeting – Wednesday, October 22nd – 2:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

English Language Table – Thursday, October 23rd – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy and Paul (limited seating)

A Trip across the United States – Tuesday, October 28th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room – Kathy

Just Around the Bend – My Journey for 9/11 – Book signing by George Martin (New York Giants, FDU Alumnus) – Wednesday, October 29th – Reference Reading Room

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

Aligning Strategy and Sales:  The Choices, Systems, and Behaviors That Drive Effective Selling

Annual Register of Grant Support, 2015

At Home on the Street:  People, Poverty, and a Hidden Culture of Homelessness

Atlas of the World (National Geographic)

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders

Computer Networks and Internets

Dataclysm:  Who We Are When We Think No One’s Watching

Ecrits sur l’histoire

The Future Declassified:  Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action

Homelessness:  A Cocumentary and Reference Guide

How Full Is Your Bucket?

Invisibles:  The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion

The Language of Food:  A Linguist Reads the Menu

Mind Gym:  Achieve More by Thinking Differently

Mission Compromised, a novel

Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

One Word That Will Change Your Life

Postsecondary Play:  The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education

The Roosevelts:  An Intimate History

Serve to Be Great:  Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom

Smartcuts:  How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

Thirteen Days in September:  Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

13 Hours:  The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi

Unretirement:  How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We think about work, Community, and the Good Life

Virtually Human:  The Promise – and the Peril – of Digital Immortality

Ward’s World Motor Vehicle Data, 2014

Why People Fail:  The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them

New DVDs This Week

Avenue Montaigne

The Fault in Our Stars


Shakespeare behind Bars

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 November 26th – 28th in observance of Thanksgiving

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