Library News

FM Winter Arts Festival: Beethoven Fest

BeethovenFest is a community wide arts celebration in the Fargo-Moorhead area that strives to foster a spirit of creating, exploring, and learning together through the arts.

Bump into Beethoven at the library and stop at the circulation desk for a special Beethoven treat while supplies last! Would you like to learn more about Beethoven? We have some wonderful resources available on display for check out! Are you a musician and want the chance to play some of Beethoven's music? We have music scores available for check out as well!

Research in STEM at NDSU

Tuesday, February 24th in the Main Library Weber Reading room join us for the STEM Showcase from 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
The STEM showcase at NDSU will feature various disciplines on campus discussing and representing various fields related to STEM education in the University system. We will have lightning talks throughout the day from faculty and students sharing insights on research projects related to STEM education.

Beach Houses exhibit offer another way to stay warm this winter

Come to the NDSU Main Library Coffee House and transport yourself to the vibrant Southbeach community of Miami, Florida. The coffee house displays forty-six beach houses created in Professor David Crutchfeld's Architecture 453 course. The houses are unique architectural models of similar lifeguard towers designed to perform in a variety of climates and latitudes. Students were given a latitude, city, and beach in which their tower would have to demonstrate a creative and unique 'passive solar' design solution.

Doing Documentary Work: Gunlogson Endowed Scholars

The Institute of Regional Studies and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences present a panel discussion of recent research on the lives and landscapes of the Northern Great Plains. The Gunlogson fund, established by a gift from G.B. Gunlogson’s charitable remainder trust, supports scholarly work related to the publications and archives of the Institute for Regional Studies, advancing general university outreach and NDSU’s land-grant mission through institute-related activities.

Got Data?

The NDSU Libraries currently has trials of three databases where you can find statistics or data about a variety of topics including agriculture, business and industry, crime, education, energy resources, health, politics, and transportation just to name a few.

Business Library Receives Impact Grant

Chanchai Tangpong, professor of management, and Laura Trude, business librarian were awarded $52,749.06 from the Impact Grant, to improve NDSU Libraries business resource collection. The grant will allow the library to purchase an archive of over 700,000 historical company annual reports from Mergent, archives for the International Directory of Company Histories and Market Share Reporter, and update our business reference collection with marketing data, industry financial ratios and Hoover’s Handbooks.