Chester Fritz Library Updates

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New soft couches and benches in the 2nd floor study space

New Study Space Arriving Soon!

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

New soft couches and benches in the 2nd floor study space

We are excited to have students back on campus to try out our newly added, comfy study spaces with furniture from the Memorial Union on the east side of the second floor. This new space will be available on Tuesday afternoon, after construction crews finish pouring the floor in our new elevator shaft. Keep a […]

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 […]

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New Databases and Journals

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

Laptop with notepad and pen beside it

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 […]

Yellow hard hat with words "Under Construction" on it

Library Renovation: 7/22/19

Categories: In and Around CFL, Renovation Updates, Resources, Tips and Tricks, Updates and Changes

Yellow hard hat with words "Under Construction" on it

Today (Monday, July 22), preparations for installation of the sprinkler system are beginning on 3rd floor west side and will continue to the east side. Construction workers will soon start to wrap all the book shelving in plastic to keep it safe from construction dust and residue. If books are wrapped, please do not move […]

Reno Update: Circulation Move

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

The circulation desk is moving back to its original home on the 2nd floor! The following services that were temporarily moved to the south entrance will be returning to their space behind the Access Services Desk on the 2nd floor: Circulation (checking out books, etc.) Interlibary Loan pickup Holds pickup Course reserves Be aware that […]