Library News for the Week of January 11th

Library News This Week – Winter Session Edition

January 11, 2016

Congratulations to the December Library Staff Member of the Month, Jason Brizzolara!

Library Open Regular Hours during Winter Session

Library Closed Monday, January 18th, Martin Luther King Day



Library Staff Development Day

Tuesday, January 12th, beginning at 8:30 AM,

Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Library Services for Student Athletes –Nikki Heinel, Assistant Athletic Director for Academics and Student-Athlete Support Services

Library Services for Faculty – Dr. William Roberts, Director, Public Administration Institute, Immediate Past President, Faculty Senate

Library Services for Latino Students – Professor Irene Oujo, Senior Lecturer, Communications and English

Upcoming Events

Giovatto Library Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, January 11th, @ 1 PM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Library Staff Development Day – Tuesday, January 12th, beginning at 8:30 AM, Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Kathy’s Picks

Books:  New & Noteworthy

PW Picks:  Books of the Week, January 11, 2016

Six Books to Curl Up with This Winter

12 Book-To-Movie Adaptations To Look Forward To This Year

Self-Directed Independent Learning @ the Library – Winter Break is a great time to learn a new skill or to get a head start on the spring semester!

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Winter break is 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 during the winter break, 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 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 @ 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

AHA Guide, 2016

The Associated Press Stylebook 2015 and Briefing on Media Law

Avenging Lincoln’s Death:  The Trial of John Wilkes Booth’s Accomplices

Becoming a Professional Life Coach:  Lessons from the Institute for Life Coach Training

Between You & Me:  Confessions of a Comma Queen

Beyond News:  The Future of Journalism


Breakpoint:  The Changing Marketplace for Higher Education

Brick by Brick:  How Lego Rewrote the Rules of Innovation and Conquered the Global Toy Industry

C++ without Fear

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development

Criminal Justice at the Crossroads

Crisis in the Central African Republic

Crisis Intervention:  The Criminal Justice Response to Chaos, Mayhem, and Disorder

Crisis Intervention Handbook:  Assessment, Treatment, and Research

Cross Justice, a novel

Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior

Deviant Behavior

Deviant Behavior:  Crime, Conflict, and Interest Groups

Emergence:  Seven Steps for Radical Life Change

The Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism

The End of Plenty:  The Race to Feed a Crowded World

European Union Politics

First Bite:  How We Learn to Eat

The First Hostage, a novel

The Four Mindsets:  How to Influence Motivate and Lead High Performance Teams

The 14th Deadly Sin, a novel

From Deep State to Islamic State:  The Arab Counter-Revolution and Its Jihadi Legacy

The Global Airline Industry

A Guide to Crisis Intervention

In Winter’s Kitchen:  Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland

The Invention of Science:  A New History of the Scientific Revolution

Iran in World History

The Islamic State:  A Brief Introduction

The Islamic State:  Combating the Caliphate without Borders

Islamic State:  The Digital Caliphate

Leaders Ought to Know:  11 Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadership

Learning Foreign and Second Languages

A Little Life, a novel

Love Is Our Mission:  Pope Francis in America

Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Marketing Analytics:  Data-Driven Techniques with Microsoft Excel

Media Career Guide:  Preparing for Jobs in the 21st Century

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

NeuroTribes:  The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

Organize Tomorrow Today:  8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life

Peterson’s Graduate Programs in Business, education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work, 2016

Peterson’s Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, 2016

Play Therapy in Middle Childhood

Presence:  Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

Progressive Punishment:  Job Loss, Jail Growth, and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Global Jihadist Movement

Railroad Facts, 2015

Rebels: The Irish Rising of 1916

Remapping the Foreign Language Curriculum

Saudi Arabia in Transition

Savoring Gotham:  A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 2016

Security Careers:  Skills, Compensation, and Career Paths

Self-Improvement 101:  What Every Leader Needs to Know

Sinatra:  The Chairman

SIPRI Yearbook:  Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, 2015

Social Commerce:  Marketing, Technology, and Management

Social Marketing:  Changing Behaviors for Good

Spark Joy:  An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

Spenser in the Moment

SPSS Statistics for Dummies

Super Genes:  Unlock the Astonishing Power of Your DNA for Optimum Health and Well-Being

System Engineering Analysis, Design, and Development

The Telecommunications Handbook:  Engineering Guidelines for Fixed Mobile and Satellite Systems

The Terrorism Lectures:  A Comprehensive Collection for Students of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and National Security

To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond:  Theory and Methods for Developing Superior Second Language Ability

The Tyranny of Experts:  Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor

Ultimate Star Wars

The Upward Spiral:  Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time

The U.S. Army Culture & Language Enterprise as Actionable Intelligence

Walden, and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

When the Sun Bursts:  The Enigma of Schizophrenia

Winter Street, a novel

New Audiobooks This Week

Living Language English

New DVDs This Week

Abundance on a Dry Land

He Named Me Malala


A Walk in the Woods




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