Library News

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.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers trial available until December 15. These historical newspapers provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Available here!
This trial to ProQuest Historical Newspapers includes:
Chicago Tribune (1849-1990)
The New York Times (1851-2010) with Index (1851-1993)
The Washington Post (1877-1997)