Library News

New interlibrary loan system launched

The NDSU Libraries have launched ILLiad, our new interlibrary loan system. ILLiad makes it easier for you to request resources from other libraries, and to track your outstanding requests. You can also receive some of your article requests through ILLiad.

To get started, you’ll need to create an ILLiad account. Once you have your account, you can log in to ILLiad to make new requests or view your previous requests.

HerdSearch is coming!

HerdSearch is coming! HerdSearch makes it easy for you to find the library resources you need. With HerdSearch, you can:

  • search all library resources at once, including books, media, ejournals, databases, and more
  • save searches
  • search for resources using your mobile device.

Keep an eye on the website for more information coming soon.

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"I am NDSU" posters online

The “I am NDSU” poster project features four NDSU American Indian Students who graduated in 2013. The purpose of the project is to promote diversity on campus and to encourage prospective and current students to be proud of their heritage. Funding for the project was supplied by a grant from the Division of Equity and Diversity.

Money Smart Week begins April 20

The NDSU Libraries are taking part in Money Smart Week, held April 20th-27th. Money Smart Week is a public awareness program designed to help people better manage their personal finances. Organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the NDSU Libraries have joined together with hundreds of other organizations around the country to stress the importance of financial literacy.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information please contact Alicia Kubas at 1-8888 or Megan Richardson at 1-8395.

Fargo History website re-released

The NDSU Archives have re-released and updated a website dedicated to the history of Fargo.

In 2004, Fargo native and NDSU alumnus John Caron donated a website he designed, Fargo, North Dakota: Its History and Images, to the NDSU Archives. The website proved to be popular, but over the years, numerous changes occurred in the city and much of the information needed updating. In addition, changes in technology, such as mobile devices, required that the website meet new design standards.

The new URL for the site is

The Chronicle of Higher Education now available online

NDSU Libraries are pleased to announce full online access to The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle is academe’s primary resource for news, information and jobs.

All NDSU users may access The Chronicle at on campus via the web and off-campus by creating an account using a valid NDSU email address. Although you can see full content anywhere on campus without creating an account, doing so will allow users to sign up for newsletters, comment on articles, participate in discussion forums, and use their suite of job tools.


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