Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

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Knowledge Commons Update

Categories: Resources

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We are well into the Spring Semester, and the weather may finally be improving. We want to remind you that the public service staff at the Chester Fritz Library are here for your students, as well as anything we can help you with in your research efforts. We want to update you on the services we provide, now that the Library renovation is complete and COVID is still lingering.

Celebrate Women’s History Month 2022

Categories: Reader's Advisory

The theme this year for Women’s History Month is Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope. The National Women’s History Alliance said that this theme is “both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic, and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history”.

CQ Researcher Trial

Categories: Resources, Updates and Changes

The Chester Fritz Library has an exciting opportunity to test out a new resource that comprehensively summarizes current debates on the timeliest issues! CQ Researcher will be available for students, faculty, and staff to test until the end of March. This resource provides users with information available on a variety of topics. Topics include but […]

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 […]