News this Week 11.3.14

Library Open Early — @ 9:00 AM

Sunday, November 9th

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Upcoming Events @ the Library

Musical Afternoons – Wednesday, November 12th, 19th — 3:30 – 5:00 PM – Giovatto Library Theatre & Auditorium – Paul

Italian Language Table – Thursday, November 6th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Paul

Reader’s Circle Book Club – Monday, November 10th – 1:00 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

French Language Table – Thursday, November 13th – 1:00 PM – Library Café – Kathy

Soiree Francaise – National French Week Speaker – Patrick Hyndman – Thursday, November 13th – 5:30 PM – Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Student Piano Recital and Art Exhibit  – Jennifer McDaniel – Saturday, November 15th – 7:00 PM – Reception to Follow

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

Academic Writing:  A Handbook for International Students

Advances in Child Development and Behavior, v. 47

The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing Portfolios

Asbury Park’s Glory Days:  The Story of an American Resort

Being Mortal:  Medicine and What Matters in the End

The Body Keeps the Score:  Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Chineasy:  The New Way to Read Chinese

Click:  When We Knew We Were Feminists

Congress and the Nation, 2009-2013, v. 13

Courting Justice:  10 New Jersey Cases That Shook the Nation

Crossing the Hudson:  Historic Bridges and Tunnels of the River

Culture Shock! Philippines:  A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette

Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, 2015

The Depths:  The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic

Digital Fortress, a novel

Disaster! Stories of Destruction and Death in Nineteenth-Century New Jersey

Elements of Wit:  Mastering the Art of Being Interesting

The 48 Laws of Power

Google:  How Google Works

Gothic Pride:  The Story of Building a Great Cathedral in Newark

Gray Mountain, a novel

How Newark Became Newark:  The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American City

How We Learn:  The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens

How to Cook Everything Fast

The Infographic Resume:  How to Create a Visual Portfolio That Showcases Your Skills and Lands the Job

The Innovators:  How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Inventing the Way of the Samurai:  Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan

Invincible:  The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up with Domestic Violence, and the Truths to Set You Free

It’s Time:  Changing Your Life Starts Today

Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food

Jeter Unfiltered

The Journey of the Italians in America

Latino Americans:  The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation

Lila, a novel

Living in Spanglish:  The Search for Latino Identity in America

Made in Newark:  Cultivating Industrial Arts and Civic Identity in the Progressive Era

Make It Ahead:  A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

The Marquis:  Lafayette Reconsidered

The Meaning of Human Existence

Military and Veteran Innovations of Care (Annual Review of Nursing Research, 2014)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression

The Monocle Guide to Good Business:  From Business Schools to Apprenticeships, Co-Ops to Multinationals and Cosy Offices to Welcoming Factories:  Our Handbook for Budding entrepreneurs, Established CEOs and Everyone in Between

New Jersey in the American Revolution

New Jersey:  Then and Now

Nora Webster, a novel

Not for Sale:  The Return of the Global Slave Trade and How We Can Fight It

The Opposite of Loneliness, Essays and Stories

Our America:  A Hispanic History of the United States

Place, Setting, Perspective:  Narrative Space in the Films of Nanni Moretti

Portfolios for Technical and Professional Communicators

The Psychology Major:  Career Options and Strategies for Success

Rebel Yell:  The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

Requirements for Certification of Teachers, Counselors, Librarians, Administrators for Elementary and Secondary Schools, 2014-2015

Rise of ISIS:  A Threat We Can’t Ignore

Rock Breaks Scissors:  A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

Sex Trafficking:  Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

The Slave Next Door:  Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today

La Storia:  Five Centuries of the Italian American Experience

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, a novel

2015 Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market

Understanding Violent Criminals:  Insights from the Front Lines of Law Enforcement

The World of Ice and Fire:  The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones

Writing for Design Professionals:  A Guide to Writing Successful Proposals, Letters, Brochures, Portfolios, Reports, Presentations, and Job Applications

New DVDs This Week


The Chronicles of Narnia

The Dark Crystal




Little Shop of Horrors

Pan’s Labyrinth

Princess Bride


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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