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During January 2010

LSTA Grant “Preserving Forsyth’s Past” Progress Report

As many of you know, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Forsyth County Public library are collaborating on an LSTA grant called “Preserving Forsyth’s Past”. This grant reaches out to small Forsyth County organizations to educate them about how to organize and preserve their organizations’ cultural heritage materials. As part of the grant, four... more

The Bridge: Technology Services at the Heart of Campus

The Information Systems service desk opened recently in The Bridge at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. The Bridge combines the information technology services of the ZSR Library with the IS Help Desk to create a central place for assistance with a variety of technologies. Services include ThinkPad support, instructional technology support, videography, multimedia services, and... more

Teaching with Technology

Google applications are becoming more common on campus, and the ZSR Library offers a variety of workshops on using Google tools for both collaborating and streamlining research. Learn how to make your research come to you with Google Reader, how Google Docs can facilitate collaboration and how to use Google Sites to build a Web... more

Spring Library Lecture Series

African-American Art of the 20th & 21st Centuries Wednesday, January 27, Room 204, 3 p.m. As an early kick-off to Black History Month, Dianne Caesar, Executive Director of Winston-Salem’s Delta Arts Center, will speak on African-American art and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries with special emphasis on the New Negro Movement. The Metaethics... more

Making E-Journals Last Forever

Every year, libraries convert more and more journal subscriptions to electronic-only format. In some quarters, each conversion gives rise to nagging worry — will future scholars have access to today’s key articles? The WFU Libraries are taking several measures to ensure that our e-journal articles will last forever. First, our contracts with publishers stipulate that... more

Database News

African American Newspapers (1827-1998) This searchable database links users to page images of original newspaper articles. When completed later this year, the collection will include 270 newspapers from 36 states. Purchase of African American Newspapers is supported by the Presidential Trust for Faculty Excellence. Ebook Library The ZSR Library has begun a new partnership with... more

New Database: LexisNexis Statistical DataSets

LexisNexis Statistical DataSets is a module within the LexisNexis Statistical database that provides the searcher with powerful tools to access and export long data sets. Included sources range from agencies of the Federal government to foreign stock exchanges. Data is presented in both tabular and graphical form, and its presentation can easily be modified and... more

The Bridge: Technology Services at the Heart of Campus

The Information Systems service desk opened recently in The Bridge at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. The Bridge combines the information technology services of the ZSR Library with the IS Help Desk to create a central place for assistance with a variety of technologies. Services include ThinkPad support, instructional technology support, videography, multimedia services, and... more

Remote Storage Building visit

On Thursday morning, Lynn, Lauren, MaryBeth, Carol, Scott and Craig visited the building being readied for our off site storage facility. It is located very near Ernie Shore Field in a previously use Reynolds Tobacco Co. building. The exterior is a non-descript, off-white metal monstrosity. Inside, there are numerous large cavernous spaces which will house... more

Information Sec_rity is not complete without U!

Travis, Kristen and I went over to the IS offices in the UCC to attend the Information Security session offered by IS today. The program was a basic session on how to ensure that your data, (and the University’s data) remains secure. Sarah Wojic (from IS) led the presentation, and Mike Rollins, (also from IS)... more

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