Library News for the Week of September 14th

Library News This Week

September 14, 2015

Constitution Day

Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College

Thursday, 9/17 @ 3:30 PM

Library Theatre & Auditorium


Library Recital and Art Exhibit Program @ Giovatto

Share your talent with the Metropolitan Campus community

To find out more, or to schedule your recital or art exhibit, contact Paul (recitals) or Jessie (art exhibits) @ the Library


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

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


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


One-on-One research consultations available with the Giovatto reference librarians.

Contact Paul @ the Library to make an appointment


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.

Contact Debbie @ the Library

This Week @ the Library

Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, 9/14 @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

French Language Table – Thursday, 9/17 @ 1 PM, Library Café

Constitution Day – Dr. Chris Rasmussen, University College – Thursday, 9/17 @ 3:30 PM, Library Theatre & Auditorium

Kathy’s Picks

Banned Books Week :  Celebrating the Freedom to Read @

Big Question:  Is Speed Reading Actually Possible? @

New AICPA survey finds disconnect between college students’ perception of financial literacy and reality @

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 Admissions, a novel

Alert, a novel

The Anglosphere Challenge:  Why the English-Speaking Nations Will Lead the Way in the Twenty-First Century

Between the World and Me

Blended:  Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools


Endzone:  The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football

Everybody Rise, a novel

Fabricated:  The New World of 3D Printing

Getting Started with MakerBot

The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a novel

Head First Java

How the French Think:  An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People

Just Mercy:  A Story of Justice and Redemption

Knock ‘em Dead:  Secrets & Strategies for First-Time Job Seekers

Launch a Teaching Career

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer

The Making of Asian America

Marine Cosmeceuticals

Mastering 3D Printing

A Place of Remembrance:  Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial

Rapid Qualitative Inquiry:  A Field Guide to Team-Bases Assessment

Smarter Crime Control:  A Guide to a Safer Future for Citizens, Communities, and Politicians

Studies in Victorian and Modern Literature:  A Tribute to John Sutherland

Theft of a Nation:  Wall Street Looting and Federal Regulatory Colluding

3D Printing for Architects with MakerBot

3D Printing for Dummies

3D Printing with Autodesk 123D Tinkercad and MakerBot

Using Hypnosis with Children

Work Your Way around the World

The World Trade Center:  Classics of American Architecture

X, a novel

New DVDs This Week


Hurricane Katrina:  The Storm That Drowned a City

The Last Picture Show

Remembering 9/11

Robot & Frank



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


Extended Library Hours for Midterms

Open Late – ‘til 8 PM – Friday, October 2nd

Open Late – ‘til 7 PM – Sat., October 3rd

Open Early — @ 9 AM – Sunday, October 4th

Library Open  Regular Hours during Fall Recess

Library Open early, @ 9 AM, Sunday, November 8th

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




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