Chester Fritz Library Updates

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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 […]

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Joint Open House

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Notes from the Dean, Renovation Updates, Updates and Changes

CFL south entrance with sign CFL and University IT

Wondering where to go for in-person IT help? Curious about the Library’s renovations? Want to see cool demonstrations of 3D printing and Virtual Reality technologies? Looking for great study space? For all this and more, come to the Joint Open House of the Chester Fritz Library/University Information Technology! Visit us on September 24, 2019, any […]

students sitting in class

Peer Research Consultants

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

students sitting in class

In September 2019, we’ll launch a new service called Peer Research Consultants (PRCs). In 2016, our Access Services student supervisor, Karlene Clark, was voted Student Supervisor of the Year for UND and ND, for designing, developing, and implementing a new student training program. The program’s been adopted by libraries in many states and is the […]

front of CFL in summer

Open House: Save the Date

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Notes from the Dean, Renovation Updates

front of CFL in summer

CFL and UIT invite you to join us for a Sneak Peek – a joint Open House of our renovated spaces to date – on September 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We’ll have demonstrations of 3D printing, tours of UIT and our new 2nd and 3rd floor study spaces, food, and details of renovations […]

soaring eagle statue with library in background

Open Educational Resources

Categories: In and Around CFL, Notes from the Dean, Resources, Updates and Changes

soaring eagle statue with library in background

UND faculty and staff have done amazing work with OERs. We started working with them in 2015; in just 4 years, we’ve saved our students a cumulative total of approximately $8.5 million! Now, we’re doing even more. Thanks to the efforts of our student government, each NDUS institution was eligible for up to $15,000 for […]