Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

Chester Fritz Library Supports Open Access with MIT’s Direct to Open Initiative

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In 2018 Chester Fritz Library adopted an Open Access Statement of Support, pledging to support open access in line with OneUND’s values of community, discovery, liberal arts, and lifelong learning. In service of this goal, we maintain UND’s open access institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, as well as participate in administering UND’s OER grants as part of the […]

table from the 1950s census

Where did Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall live in 1950?

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table from the 1950s census

Explore the 1950 Census! Since 1790, the United States federal government has been taking the census to calculate the distribution of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. After 70 years, the data transitions from being confidential to publicly available. On April 1st of 2022, the National Archives released the 1950 Census. In recognition of […]

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in 2022

Categories: Reader's Advisory

Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! First recognized under President Jimmy Carter in 1978, AAPI Heritage Month is a time to honor the legacies of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across United States history and society. Celebrate by checking out our prior recommendations and this year’s new favorites. Non-Fiction and History Margins […]

April Reader's Advisory

Spring Into a Good Book or Movie!

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April Reader's Advisory

The Chester Fritz Library is a trusted partner in enhancing research, teaching, and learning but also supports recreational activities such as providing popular reading books, DVDs, and board games. Featured in this month’s blog post is a selection of newly added DVDs and popular reading books. The Popular Reading collection is located on the second […]

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Knowledge Commons Update

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student working at a large desk

We are well into the Spring Semester, and the weather may finally be improving. We want to remind you that the public service staff at the Chester Fritz Library are here for your students, as well as anything we can help you with in your research efforts. We want to update you on the services we provide, now that the Library renovation is complete and COVID is still lingering.

Celebrate Women’s History Month 2022

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The theme this year for Women’s History Month is Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope. The National Women’s History Alliance said that this theme is “both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic, and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history”.