Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

Articles by
Zeineb Yousif

Celebrating Black History Month at CFL

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

Happy Black History Month! February is a month to learn, honor, and recognize the history of African-Americans. Celebrate with the library by enjoying some of the Black history books in our collection. Here’s a few of our favorites. History (Non-Fiction) Black public history in Chicago : civil rights activism from World War II to the […]

Chester Fritz Library north entrance

Library Renovation Update

Categories: Renovation Updates

Chester Fritz Library north entrance

By Spring 2021, the Chester Fritz Library renovation project will be largely complete. Currently, workers are finishing the Reading Room and South Tower; once the latter is complete, the south entrance will re-open.  Nearly everything else is done, so if you are nearby, please stop in and take a look around, do some research, or […]

OER grants are now available

Open Educational Resources Grants Available

Categories: In and Around CFL

OER grants are now available

Are you interested in using Open Educational Resources (OER) in your courses? Looking for a grant to help defray the cost of your time and efforts? The Office of the Provost has dedicated funding towards adapting your course to use OERs. Instructors may receive up to $3000 per course that they wish to adapt. If you are interested in […]

Censorship is a dead end. Find your freedom to read. #BannedBooksWeek Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2020

Banned Books Week 2020 (September 27 – October 3, 2020)

Categories: Library Events

Censorship is a dead end. Find your freedom to read. #BannedBooksWeek Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2020

It’s Banned Books Week! Founded by the American Library Association in 1982 in order to draw attention to increasing challenges to books in libraries, this week serves as an opportunity to celebrate our freedom to read. Watch this video for a list of the most frequently challenged books of the previous year – have you […]

Screenshot of the Chester Fritz Library homepage.

ALMA Conversion: Library Service Changes

Categories: Notes from the Dean, Renovation Updates, Updates and Changes

Screenshot of the Chester Fritz Library homepage.

Dear colleagues: As you likely know, the UND Libraries have been involved in a major library system conversion, moving from our old Ex Libris Aleph library system to the new Ex Libris ALMA product.  This is a statewide initiative whereby all academic libraries in the Online Dakota Information Network (ODIN) are undertaking this conversion, with […]