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20, 840 total papers; 112,842 total downloads; 99,662 downloads in the past year

UND Scholarly Commons: 2 Years of Keeping It 💯

Categories: Resources, Updates and Changes

20, 840 total papers; 112,842 total downloads; 99,662 downloads in the past year

Thanks to Zeineb Yousif, Digital Initiatives Librarian, for this guest post about our two-year-old institutional repository! At the end of September 2019, UND’s institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, surpassed 100,000 downloads. We founded the repository in September 2017, and over the course of the past two years, use of the Commons has exceeded all expectations. Stephanie […]

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Peer Research Consultants

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

students sitting in class

In September 2019, we’ll launch a new service called Peer Research Consultants (PRCs). In 2016, our Access Services student supervisor, Karlene Clark, was voted Student Supervisor of the Year for UND and ND, for designing, developing, and implementing a new student training program. The program’s been adopted by libraries in many states and is the […]

Deaccessioning Project Completed

Categories: Notes from the Dean, Updates and Changes

The Chester Fritz Library is pleased to announce that our deaccessioning project is approaching completion. After 3 years of intensive work, we are nearing the finish line on this major project. This evening, November 19, 2018, the final batch of items flagged for possible deaccessioning will run; they will be taken down on December 4, 2018. […]

Dean's 2018 Summer Update

Dean’s 2018 Summer Update

Categories: In and Around CFL, Updates and Changes

Dean's 2018 Summer Update

Dean of Libraries and Information Resources, Stephanie Walker, has lots of news and notes for us in her 2018 Summer Update. Learn more about what’s happening in the UND Scholarly Commons or how we recently introduced the MagicBox to the university and community. More information about our initiatives to support open access (OA) and open […]