Public Speaking

Chester Fritz Library research guide on resources and information for Public Speaking

Searching for Online and Physical Books

Books typically cover broad topics rather than specific ones. For example, if you were searching for BMX racing, it might be better to try Extreme Sports for the broader search term. The information provided below will help you search for books. 

Need to FIND A BOOK @ Chester Fritz Library? 

  • Go to the Library's Web Site and start typing a topic in the Library Search box
  • Select "in Books+" from the drop-down options
  • To limit your search results to EBOOKS, under "Availability," select "Available online"
  • You can use the Advanced Search to limit by material type "Books" and search by "Subject"

Need to FIND A BOOK  *NOT* @ Chester Fritz Library? 

  • Use WorldCat - Available from QuickLinks.  You can search books from anywhere in the country and request Chester Fritz Library borrow that book for you. If it turns out that the book is available from our library, you'll see Image indicates book is available at UND. You can have our library borrow a book from another library (called an InterLibrary Loan) by registering and requesting the book here.

Grand Forks Public Library


The Grand Forks Public Library has books and both informational and popular DVDs, Videos and books/music on CD. 

As a UND student, you can get a public library card by providing a dorm address with valid ID, or utility bill/lease agreement for off-campus housing

Country Studies Collection