The World’s Most Powerful Woman, Angela Merkel, and how Germany views U.S. Foreign Policy. A talk by Ralph Bollmann.

Hear about Angela Merkel, the European Union, America and how Germany really views U.S. Foreign Policy on Friday, April 24, at 2 PM in the Monninger Center Lecture Hall #207.  Light refreshments served.

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Shakespeare Defining Man: The Case of “Julius Caesar”

On Monday, April 13, at 3: 30 PM, Dr. Keyishian will discuss how contrasting definitions of “man” available during the Renaissance are put into play in Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy.  This event will be held in Seminar Classroom 205 in the Monninger Center.

Harry Keyishian is Professor Emeritus of English at FDU. He is the author of The Shapes of Revenge, a study of the psychology of revenge in Shakespeare, and many articles on early modern drama and on Shakespeare in performance.

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Dante Comes to FDU!

Celebrate Dante’s 750th birthday!

How did Dante Alighieri, 14th-century author of The Divine Comedy, come to inspire the 21st-century art work of artist and Professor George Cochrane?  The artist’s book, its current printing by centuries-old techniques, and why Dante matters today, will be the focus of the “Dante Comes to FDU” program.  Prof. Cochrane, Prof. Gloria Pastorino, and Luke Ives Pontifell, publisher and president of Thornwillow Press, will trace book and art history from early handmade books to printing and illustration to the comic and cartooning arts.

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FDU April Photo-A-Day Challenge!!

The FDU April Photo-A-Day Challenge is back!!  Show us what life at FDU looks like to you and you could win a great prize!  ‪#‎myfdu‬

Complete details here:

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Character Animation Exhibit Reception

Stop by Wednesday for a reception at 3:30 PM in the Atrium in the Monninger Center to honor the student artists who created the colorful Character Animation Exhibit now on display in the Library.


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The State of Italian-American Studies Today

Join us in the Orangerie on Tuesday, March 24, at 3:30 PM to hear Dr. Anthony Tamburri discuss the state of Italian-American studies today.

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New research resources

Several new titles were added to the Credo Reference database on the FDU Online Library. There are now over 720 titles in a wide variety of disciplines in this electronic resource.

New titles include:
1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization
American Heritage Student Service Dictionary
Art Collector’s Handbook: A Guide to Collection Management and Care
Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
Ask Harvard Medical School Video Series
Atlas of Climate Change
Atlas of Global Inequalities
Big Idea: How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future
Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Genres – Caribbean and Latin America
Business: The Ultimate Resource
CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees
Collins French Dictionary and Grammar
Defining Digital Humanities
Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms
Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems
Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights
Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States
Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia
Introduction to Security
Key Concepts in Body and Society
Key Concepts in Family Studies
Key Concepts in Media and Communications
Key Concepts in Organization Theory
Key Concepts in Sport Management
Key Concepts in Sport Psychology
Leadership Glossary: Essential Terms for the 21st Century
National Geographic Answer Book: 10,001 Fast Facts About Our World
National Geographic Complete Guide to Natural Home Remedies
National Geographic Science of Everything
Routledge Companion to World Literature
Uncommon History of Common Courtesy
Uncommon History of Common Things

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Spring Hours

Barring any further snow closures, Library services will be available 7 days per week during the Spring 2015 semester (with a few exceptions noted below).

Mon – Thurs   8:30AM – 11:00PM
Fri                     8:30AM – 5:00PM
Sat                   10:00AM – 6:00PM
Sun                   2:00PM – 10::00PM

Common areas of the Monninger Center are open 8:00AM – 2:00AM, every day.
Exceptions to library hours spring 2015

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Winter Break and January Hours

The library will be closed this weekend, December 20 & 21.  Monday and Tuesday, December 22 & 23, the library will close at 4:30 PM.

Here are the operating hours for the remainder of December and for January, 2015.

Best Wishes for Happy Holidays and a Happy and Healthy New Year to All!

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Late Night Hours

Late night hours at the library for finals studying!

The library will be open until 2 AM December 8-11 and December 15-18.  Library services cease at 11 PM but online resources are always available on the FDU Online Library.

Good luck on your exams!

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