Chester Fritz Library Updates

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New Databases and Journals

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

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In response to user demand, we have purchased many new databases and journals, listed below: Web of Science (WoS) – Online scientific citation indexing service. WoS was #1 on our wish list for 12+ years but was too pricey. Now, the current package costs less than Scopus, and we used one-time funds to buy complete […]

Open Educational Resources Grant Funding Available for Faculty!

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

Apply for an Open Education Resources Grant – $65,000 available! Interested in using Open Educational Resources in your course? Looking to apply for grant funding to support your time while you adapt your course? The State of North Dakota (thanks to Student Government advocacy) and the Office of the Provost have joined together to offer […]

Preparation Begins for CFL Renovations!

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

At the tail end of 2018, we are beginning our scheduled $10 million partial renovation of the Chester Fritz Library (CFL). This renovation focuses on the front and rear entrances, as well as the major traffic circulation paths through the building. For those of you who have been in the CFL, you know well how […]

Deaccessioning Project Completed

Categories: Notes from the Dean, Updates and Changes

The Chester Fritz Library is pleased to announce that our deaccessioning project is approaching completion. After 3 years of intensive work, we are nearing the finish line on this major project. This evening, November 19, 2018, the final batch of items flagged for possible deaccessioning will run; they will be taken down on December 4, 2018. […]