Chester Fritz Library Updates

News and notes from UND's Chester Fritz Library

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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”.

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Grand Re-opening Celebration

Categories: In and Around CFL, Library Events, Renovation Updates

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  It is official. This is the last library renovation update you are going to see on this blog!  The largest renovation of the Chester Fritz Library since the 1981 building addition, is done.  To celebrate, the library is hosting a Grand Re-opening Celebration, during Homecoming Week, on Friday, October 22 at 3:00 pm. The […]

Meet Our Peer Research Consultants

Categories: In and Around CFL, Resources, Staff Introductions

We are excited to see students back on campus! For those who may not be familiar with our library services, we are offering an excellent service at the Chester Fritz Library “Ask Us” desk. Trying to navigate through online resources to find articles or books can sometimes be tiresome and frustrating. But it doesn’t have […]

CFL building lit up at dusk

Renovation? Transformation!

Categories: In and Around CFL, Renovation Updates

CFL building lit up at dusk

At last, after 6 combined years of planning and construction, Chester Fritz Library’s (CFL’s) renovation is officially complete – and looks amazing!  (There are a few bits left – a switch here, a sign there – but who’s counting?)  And before we say any more, we’d like to thank the UND community, and our patrons […]

Three Years In, the UND Scholarly Commons Grows Daily

Categories: In and Around CFL, Updates and Changes

Founded in September 2017, UND’s institutional repository, the UND Scholarly Commons, has become one of the library’s most popular resources! In September 2019 the Commons surpassed 100, 000 downloads. A year later, we’ve exceeded half a million downloads. 2020 has seen the addition of several notable collections to UND’s repository, including the North Dakota Law […]