Library News for the Week of September 21st

Library News This Week

September 21, 2015

Videos Games available @ the Library

Check them out!


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

Movie Talk Film Discussion Group – Monday, 9/21 @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Kathy’s Picks

15 food books to salivate over

The National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

PW Picks:  Books of the Week, September 21, 2015

‘Twilight’: Expanded Content For Special 10th Anniversary Reissue Of Novel

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 Service — If 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

Acadiana:  Louisiana’s Historic Cajun Country

The Book of Shells:  A Life-Size Guide to Identifying and Classifying Six Hundred Seashells

The Cajuns:  Americanization of a People

The Career Fitness Program:  Exercising Your Options

Cauca’s Indigenous Movement in Southwestern Colombia:  Land, Violence, and Ethnic Identity

The Constitution:  An Introduction

Constitutional Law for a Changing America:  Institutional Powers and Constraints

Constitutional Law for a Changing America:  Rights, Liberties, and Justice

The Epigenetics Revolution:  How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance

Ethnic Dress in the United States

Genetics:  A Conceptual Approach

A Guide to Forensic Testimony:  The Art and Practice of Presenting Testimony as an Expert Technical Witness

The Graduate School Mess:  What Caused It and How We Can Fix It

Invasion of Privacy, a novel

Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced:  Indigenous Politics & the Struggle over Land

Native America and the Question of Genocide

The Old Farmer’s Almanac, 2016

Purity, a novel

Relentless Strike:  The Secret History of Joint Special Operations Command

Scriptualizing the Human:  The Written as the Political


Shells:  Nature’s Exquisite Creations

The Story of the Lost Child, a novel

The Strategic Career

Undercover, a novel

Who Do You Love, a novel


New DVDs This Week

Arsene Lupin

Foundations of Organic Chemistry (The Great Courses)

The Guide to Essential Italy (The Great Courses)

The Mummy Triology

Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler

The Scorpion, season 1

Sound and Fury



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