Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

Love Data Week at CFL

Categories: Library Events

Love Data Week provides us with an opportunity to learn about data, how to make good use of it, and to recognize its importance across all that we do. The Chester Fritz Library is celebrating Love Data week with a “UND Data in the Wild” data visualization display and “Data Management with Pokémon” workshop. Data […]

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Celebrating Black History Month in 2022

Categories: Reader's Advisory

Collage of covers of books related to Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! First officially recognized in 1976, Black History Month is a time to honor the legacies of African-Americans across United States history and society. This February brings us to a full year of reading recommendations from the Chester Fritz Library. Celebrate by checking out our prior recommendations and this year’s new favorites. […]

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Humanities Electronic Resource Collections

Categories: In and Around CFL, Resources

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This past year, Chester Fritz Library has been able to add a number of digital collections, with primary sources and scholarly literature, supporting research and courses in the humanities.  Our biggest addition for scholarly books is from Project MUSE, which added thousands of titles in history, literature, anthropology, and other areas of the humanities and […]

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New Year, New You? Hobbies To Try in 2022

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

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January is National Hobby Month! What better way to start the new year then by trying a new hobby? Give something new a go with these recommendations from the Chester Fritz Library. Fiber Crafts Knitting in Circles: 100 Circular Patterns for Sweaters, Bags, Hats, Afghans, and More by Nicky Epstein You won’t believe what you […]

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Meet Graduating PRC Ben

Categories: In and Around CFL, Staff Introductions

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Hello! My name is Benjamin Hannus and I am an international student from Norway. I have studied at UND for almost three years and in two weeks I will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. During my time at UND I got the wonderful opportunity to work at the Chester Fritz Library. I started […]

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December Reading Recommendations: Books to Movies

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

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Cozy up with a few maybe new-to-you books! This month we are highlighting different books (or comics!) that have been turned into movies. We also have the DVDs of each of these books available through the library. This selection is comprised of all different genres including horror/thriller, satire, nonfiction, a Christmas classic, and other fiction […]

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Library Privacy and Reading Lists

Categories: Tips and Tricks, Updates and Changes

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As of November 15, the Chester Fritz Library no longer keeps records of completed patron transactions. Once you return an item to the library it will no longer appear on your account. The library staff will be able to see that someone checked out the item but not who checked it out. The only exception […]

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CFL Workshops: Author’s Rights and Microsoft Word

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events

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Mark your calendars for two new CFL Workshops! The library has been hosting workshops on various topics such as using citation managers, Open Access explained, and Digital Scholarship. If you are interested in any of these topics or would like to know more about our upcoming workshops, please feel free to email Brittany Fischer, Social […]

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New Resource: Communication Source

Categories: In and Around CFL, Resources

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This database combines both Communication Abstracts and Communication and Mass Media Complete and supports research in a wide variety of communication disciplines such as mass media, communications theory, linguistics, organizational communication and more. This is a searchable database that provides abstracts, indexing, and full-text content. This is a fantastic resource for not only communication studies but also […]

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

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November is Native American Heritage Month. In honor of that, this post will start with the UND Land Acknowledgement. UND Land Acknowledgement: Today, the University of North Dakota rests on the ancestral lands of the Pembina and Red Lake Bands of Ojibwe and the Dakota Oyate – presently existing as composite parts of the Red […]