Giovatto Library News for the Week of June 20th

Library News This Week


June 20, 2016


Library Closed on Fridays, Open Saturday 10-2, and Sunday 1-5

Many thanks to our Library Staff Development Day Presenters and to the Metropolitan Campus Faculty and Staff  who joined us for Library Staff Development Day

To All Summer Session Faculty and Students

The Library is open all summer, and Library Instruction is available – evenings and weekends, too!

Kathy’s Picks

Bestsellers for the Week Ending June 6             

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

Here’s What J.P Morgan Thinks Its Rich Clients Should Read This Summer

Why Do Old Books Smell So Good?’ Video Goes Viral


Summertime Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library


The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – Summer break 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 summer, 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 2016 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 Assistants, a novel

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts

Before the Fall, a novel

Bill O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies:  The Patriots


Campaign Craft:  The Strategies, Tactics, and the Art of Political Campaign Management

Champagne Baby:  How One Parisian Learned to Love Wind and Life the American Way

Cross Kill (Bookshots)

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes

End of Watch, a novel

Everything Explained That Is Explainable:  On the Creation of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Celebrated Eleventh Edition, 1910-1911

Finding Fontainebleau:  An American Boy in France

Give Your Child the World:  Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time

The House of Secrets, a novel

I Almost Forgot about You, a novel

The Inevitable:  Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

The Lady with the Borzoi:  Blanche Knopf Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

Learning to Lead:  What Really Works for Women in Law

Makers and Takers:  The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

Marine Biology:  A Very Short Introduction

Me before You, a novel

Million Dollar Women:  The Essential Guide for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Go Big

Modern Lovers, a novel

Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference, 2017

Natasha’s dance:  A Cultural History of Russia

New Rules of the Game:  10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions, 2016

Only in Naples:  Lessons in Food and Famiglia from My Italian Mother-in-Law

Pushback:  How Smart Women Ask and Stand Up for What They Want

Recoding Gender:  Women’s Changing Participation in Computing

The Sage Handbook of Research in International Education

String Theory:  David Foster Wallace on Tennis

Super Mind:  How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life through Transcendental Meditation

Taking the Heat:  Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen

Voices in the Ocean:  A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

Who Rules the World?

The Winter Fortress:  The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb

Women in Engineering:  Pioneers and Trailblazers

Women of Mayo Clinic:  The Founding Generation

Women of the Street:  Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too)

New DVDs This Week

13 Hours:  The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Hello, My Name is Doris




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