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Chester Fritz Library Supports Open Access with MIT’s Direct to Open Initiative

Categories: Resources

In 2018 Chester Fritz Library adopted an Open Access Statement of Support, pledging to support open access in line with OneUND’s values of community, discovery, liberal arts, and lifelong learning. In service of this goal, we maintain UND’s open access institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, as well as participate in administering UND’s OER grants as part of the […]

Open Access Week 2020 Events

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Resources

Interested in Open Educational Resources (OERs) but not sure how to get started? The North Dakota University System is sponsoring two webinars on OERs during International Open Access Week (October 19-25)! Open Access Week is a time for the academic and research community to share information and learn more about Open Access. There’s still time to register for these events!    OER Z-Degree […]

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International Open Access Week

Categories: Resources

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It’s International Open Access Week! Here at Chester Fritz Library we support the free and open dissemination of knowledge in a number of ways including: Maintaining our institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, a one stop open shop for UND theses and dissertations, archival images, conference recordings, faculty publications, and more. Contact Zeineb Yousif, Digital […]

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 […]

PUBLISH, DON'T PERISH! Retaining Your Rights & Maintaining Impact #openaccessweek2018

PUBLISH, DON’T PERISH!

Categories: Library Events, Resources, Tips and Tricks

PUBLISH, DON'T PERISH! Retaining Your Rights & Maintaining Impact #openaccessweek2018

Today’s guest post is courtesy of Sara Kuhn, CFL’s Scholarly Communication and Social Sciences Librarian. Thanks, Sara! On October 22nd from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., the Chester Fritz Library and UND Open Educational Resources/Open Access Working Group sponsored an event for Open Access Week 2018, entitled PUBLISH, DON’T PERISH! Retaining Your Rights & Maximizing Impact. […]