Library News This Week – Welcome Back, Fall 2015

Library News This Week – Welcome Back, Fall 2015

August 31, 2015

Library Closed Monday, September 7th, Labor Day


New! — 3D Printer available for current faculty, staff, and students!

Contact Jessie to make an appointment for your get acquainted session!

Express Check-Out – Pick up Your Books, Magazines, and DVDs at the Circ Desk Ready to Go – Just Call Ahead, and We Will Pull Them for You

Faculty and Staff – Express Delivery — Delivery to Your Campus Office by Intercampus Mail. Return Your Items to the Library by Intercampus Mail.  Please allow time for Intercampus Mail delivery when placing your requests.

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?  – Library FAQs – Test Your Library Knowledge!

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 3D printer for current students, faculty, and staff.

That the Library has courtesy telephone and laptop chargers.

That the Library has a Café?

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!

This Week @ the Library

Library Basics – Tuesday, 9/1 @ 8 PM; Wednesday, 9/2 @ 7 PM; and Thursday, 9/3 @ 6 PM

Kathy’s Picks

Five Classic American Books That Inspired My Career as an Astronaut @

10 Tips College Freshmen Should Know @

What Freshmen Know…and Don’t Know @


Self-Directed Independent Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. 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 2015 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 Age of Sustainable Development

American Reference Books Annual, 2015

Beginner’s Russian

The Business Guide to Sustainability:  Practical Strategies and Tools for Organizations

Careers in International Law

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 2015-2016

Eco-Business:  A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability

Energy Statistics of OECD Countries, 2015

Everything Connects:  How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability

Fields of Blood:  Religion and the History of Violence

Flourishing Enterprise:  The New Spirit of Business

Foreign Policy Analysis

Foreign Policy Breakthroughs:  Cases in Successful Diplomacy

GRE Graduate Record Examination 2016

GRE Premier 2016

The IKEA Edge:  Building Global Growth and Social Good at the World’s Most Iconic Home Store

MCAT Biology and Biochemistry Review; Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review; General Chemistry Review; Organic Chemistry Review; Physics and Math Review; Psychology and Sociology Review  (For MCAT 2015)

Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference, 2016

Official Directory of New Jersey Libraries and Media Centers, 2015

The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016

Organizational Survival:  Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future

Open Doors, 2014

Secondary Teachers Guide to Free Curriculum Materials, 2015-2016

Sexual Predators:  Society, Risk, and the Law

Sustainability:  Essentials for Business

Sustainability:  A History

Sustainability:  How the Cosmetics Industry Is Greening Up

Sustainability in Coffee Production

Sustainability Marketing

Sustainability:  Principles and Practices

The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability

Understanding International Diplomacy

War, Peace, and International Relations

Washington Information Directory, 2015-2016

Windows 10 for Dummies

Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance

New DVDS This Week

Argumentation:  The Study of Effective Reasoning (The Great Courses)

Bon Cop, Bad Cop


Gimme Shelter (Rolling Stones)

Mon Oncle Antoine

Mood Indigo

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani


Giovatto Library Hours Fall 2015

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

Friday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sat. – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday – 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM


Closed Monday, September 7th, Labor Day

Closed Wednesday – Friday, November 25th – 27th, in observance of Thanksgiving




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