Library News This Week
September 28, 2015
Extended Library Hours for Midterms
Friday, October 2nd – Library Open Late, ‘til 8 PM
Sat., October 3rd – Library Open Late, ‘til 7 PM
Sunday, October 4th – Library Open Early, @ 9 AM
As the year 2015 marks the 100th Anniversary of Armenia Genocide, FDU’s Office of Global Learning, in collaboration with FDU’s Giovatto Library, the Near East Foundation and the Genocide Project, is proud to present a series of events to engage the campus and local community in a commemoration of the past and a discussion of the present and future of the Armenian diaspora.
September 29 – October 9
Photo Exhibit: Near East Foundation
The Giovatto Library will host an exhibition from the Near East Foundation “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief” for more information please follow this link http://neareastmuseum.com/education/
3D Printer available for current faculty, staff, and students!
Contact Jessie to make an appointment for your get acquainted session!
Videos Games available @ the Library
Check them out!
This Week @ the Library
Photo Exhibit – Near East Foundation – September 29th – October 9th
Library Basics – Thursday, October 1st @ 10 AM – Pat
Getting to Know the FDU Online Library – Friday, October 2nd @ 11 AM – Kathy
Extended Library Hours for Midterms — Friday, October 2nd – Library Open Late, ‘til 8 PM Sat., October 3rd – Library Open Late, ‘til 7 PM–Sunday, October 4th – Library Open Early, @ 9 AM
The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/23/business/media/the-plot-twist-e-book-sales-slip-and-print-is-far-from-dead.html?emc=eta1&_r=0
Best-selling author Jackie Collins dies at 77 http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/19/entertainment/jackie-collins-obit/
Property Brothers sign ‘Dream’ book deal http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/09/24/property-brothers-book-dream-home-hgtv/27173613/
Gatsby’s roots are partly in Hackensack http://www.northjersey.com/arts-and-entertainment/books/gatsby-s-roots-are-partly-in-hackensack-1.1415848?page=all
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 and December 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Achieving Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education through Public Policy
The Autobiography of Mother Jones
The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities
Crazy Rich Asians, a novel
Fear of Dying, a novel
The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an electronic Age
H is for Hawk
If I Could Turn Back Time, a novel
International Security Studies
Juggernaut Politics: Understanding Predatory Globalization
The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City
Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency
The Latino Student’s Guide to College Success
Long Live Atahualpa: Indigenous Politics, Justice, and Democracy in the Northern Andes
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells
The Race between Education and Technology
Rethinking Latin American social Movements: Radical Action from Below
Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals
The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System
Star Wars Aftermath
Start Your Own Food Truck Business: Cart, Trailer, Kiosk, Standard and Gourmet Trucks, Mobile Catering, Bustaurant
Start Your Own Senior Services Business: Adult Day Care, Relocation Service, Home Care, Transportation Service, Concierge, Travel Service
Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education
Translation as a Profession
Undisciplining knowledge: Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century
New DVDs This Week
Belgium, Amsterdam & the Netherlands, Denmark (Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa)
Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy (The Great Courses)
Families of Philippines
Far from the Madding Crowd
How We Learn (The Great Courses)
Through My Eyes: A Film about Rwandan Youth