Library News this Week


                                 Giovatto Library News This Week                                                       

June 26, 2017


The Library is open – all summer long!


Independence Day Weekend Hours

Friday, June 30th – Closed

Saturday, July 1st – 10 AM – 2 PM

Sunday, July 2nd – 1 PM – 5 PM

Monday, July 3rd – 8 AM – 10 PM

Tuesday, July 4th -- Closed


All of our newest books are now easier than ever to find in the Reference Reading Room

Come in to check out the new “Browsing Collection!”


The summer is a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course.”

A complete list is available @


NEW -- Especially for online and off-campus learners

Media and Online Research Resources     


Attention Faculty:  Information/Media Literacy Instruction is available for your classes throughout the summer – evenings and weekends, too!

In the Library or in your classroom

If you are teaching online, be sure to ask about ITV, Webex, and Skype!



Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library                                     

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – The summer 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! A complete list is available @

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service -- If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning this 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 2017 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

Alumni Directory 2017 (on reserve at the Circulation Desk)

Black’s Law Dictionary

The Bluebook:  A Uniform System of Citation

Demian, a novel

Happens in the Hamptons, a novel

A House among the Trees, a novel

Hunch:  Turn Your Everyday Insights into the Next Big Thing

The Identicals, a novel

Legal Writing:  Academic and Professional Communication

Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals

Legal Writing and Analysis

The Little French Bistro, a novel

Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey, 2017

Paralegal Today:  The Legal Team at Work

Peak Performance:  Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Sciences of Success

Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

Research Design:  Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

Research Methods for Engineers

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management

The Sage Handbook of Online Research Methods

Secrets in Summer, a novel

Thriving in College and Beyond:  Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development

Transforming Student Travel:  A Resource Guide for Educators


New DVDs This Week

The Genius of Michelangelo (The Great Courses)

International Economic Institutions:  Globalism vs. Nationalism (The Great Courses)

Robotics (The Great Courses)



Giovatto Library Summer Hours

Through August 25th

Monday – Thursday – 8:00 AM – 10 PM

Friday -- 8 AM – 5 PM

Saturday – 10 AM – 2 PM

Sunday – 1 PM – 5 PM

Library Closed Tuesday, July 4th, Independence Day

Closed Fridays – June 16th, 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th;  and August 4th

Regular Fall Semester Hours begin Saturday, August 26th

Library Closed Monday, September 4th, Labor Day



Giovatto Library Contact Information

Web --

Email --

Chat --

Reference – ext. 2100

Circulation Desk – ext. 2279

Periodicals – ext. 2289

Administrative Office – ext. 2278