Chester Fritz Library Updates

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Three Years In, the UND Scholarly Commons Grows Daily

Categories: In and Around CFL, Updates and Changes

Founded in September 2017, UND’s institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, has become one of the library’s most popular resources! In September 2019 the Commons surpassed 100, 000 downloads. A year later, we’ve exceeded half a million downloads. 2020 has seen the addition of several notable collections to UND’s repository, including the North Dakota Law […]

Database Upgrades!

Categories: In and Around CFL, Resources, Updates and Changes

Good news! We’ve upgraded our subscriptions to Academic Search Ultimate and Business Source Ultimate just in time for the new semester. Both databases give you more full-text electronic content!    Academic Search Ultimate:  This database has more peer-reviewed, full-text journals for scholarly research. It includes a combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos in many disciplines ranging from […]

South view of library with window where the new door is going in

Updated: Library services during the COVID-19 situation

Categories: Updates and Changes

South view of library with window where the new door is going in

The Chester Fritz Library staff have put together a helpful FAQ to answer some questions you might have about our services this semester:   Do I have to wear a face covering or mask inside the library? Yes. UND requires the wearing of masks and face coverings in all buildings on campus. For more information on […]

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ALMA Conversion: Library Service Changes

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

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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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New Library Search Transition Alert!

Categories: Tips and Tricks, Updates and Changes

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If you utilize your Library Account to “pin” favorites you need to take action right away. From July 24th to September 30th your current Library Account will be “read only.” After that point it will become inaccessible and you will lose information on: Saved items (Favorites / Pinned Items) Saved Searches Loan History Because this information will not be […]