Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

A collage of book titles featured in our Independence Days themed book post.

Independence Days Around the World

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

A collage of book titles featured in our Independence Days themed book post.

A popular nineteenth century phrase held that ‘the sun never sets on the British empire’. Two centuries of revolutions and decolonization movements worldwide has put paid to the phrase, leaving the UK one of the only countries in the world without an independence day. Celebrate the 4th of July by taking a minute to learn […]

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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride Month at CFL

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

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LGTBQ+ Pride Month is celebrated in June in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall Riots.  During this time, many celebrations are held to honor and recognize the contribution and impact that LGTBQ+ people have had on the world. Here are a few of our book recommendations for this colorful month. Non-Fiction How We Fight […]

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Tips for Finals Week

Categories: In and Around CFL, Resources, Tips and Tricks

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The days are getting longer, the sky is finally blue, and the temperature is (slowly) increasing. Summer is almost here. However, standing between the freedom of open roads and days spent at the lake is most students least favorite time of year: finals week.  While many of UND’s students have already gone home to prepare […]

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at CFL

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Celebrate with the library by enjoying some of our picks of books on Asian Americans. Non-Fiction and History Asian American History […]

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Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month with Grand Forks Public

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

Collage of books focused on autistic people and characters.

Chester Fritz Library has partnered with Grand Forks Public to bring you a list of great titles to check out this April for Autism Acceptance Month. As Grand Forks residents, many in the UND community qualify for Grand Forks Public library cards in addition to their Chester Fritz Library access. Pick up a Grand Forks […]

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Chester Fritz Construction update

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

Yellow hard hat with words "Under Construction" on it

We are excited to announce that the south tower is complete and the south entrance of the Chester Fritz Library is now open! This side of the building houses our compact shelving and periodicals. The majority of the construction is now done at the Chester Fritz Library. There are still a few final adjustments coming, […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month at CFL

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

collage of book covers featured in this blog

Women’s History Month is annually celebrated in March. It is an opportunity to recognize and highlight the contributions women have made to history and the present-day. Here are 12 books that highlight women’s achievements and look at gender studies in modern society.   Non-Fiction and History The Radium Girls: the dark history of America’s shining […]

Spring Semester 2021 Library Services

Categories: In and Around CFL, Updates and Changes

The Chester Fritz Library staff have put together a helpful FAQ to answer some questions you might have about changes or adjustments to our services during the Spring 2021 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 […]

Celebrating Black History Month at CFL

Categories: Reader's Advisory, Resources

Happy Black History Month! February is a month to learn, honor, and recognize the history of African-Americans. Celebrate with the library by enjoying some of the Black history books in our collection. Here’s a few of our favorites. History (Non-Fiction) Black public history in Chicago : civil rights activism from World War II to the […]

Save the Date: NDUS Open Educational Resource (OER) Virtual Conference

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events

Save the date! The NDUS Open Educational Resource (OER) Virtual Conference will be held online this March!  Some of the highlights of the conference will include open educational pedagogy, Creative Commons licensing, NDUS faculty fellowships, and how to empower students’ learning with OERs!  For a full conference agenda, check out this link Virtual Conference dates and times: March 2nd 12:45 PM […]