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During December 2010

Archives’ materials featured in new calendar

This past summer (remember when it was hot)? we received a request from a researcher who wanted to see our collection of old football programs, especially the ones from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. He said he wanted to make a calendar of some of the covers, and he spent several days looking through and... more

Findable finding aids!

Finding aids for collections from the Department of Special Collections & Archives are now fully search- and browse-able through a new interface! Check out zsr.wfu.edu/findingaids to see features including: A look and feel like the ZSR website Fully searchable contents, including container lists Browse by keyword and title Collection summary at the top of each... more

Findable finding aids from Special Collections!

Finding aids for collections from the Department of Special Collections & Archives are now fully search- and browse-able through a new interface! Check out zsr.wfu.edu/findingaids to see features including: A look and feel like the ZSR website Fully searchable contents, including container lists Browse by keyword and title Collection summary at the top of each... more

Restoration of the Clarence Herbert New Scrapbooks

We’ve unearthed over 20 scrapbooks from the Clarence Herbert New Collection. These scrapbooks are from trips Mr. New took from 1890-1926 as he vacationed in Maine and around the world. Many of the scrapbooks also have his collections of cartoons, theater programs and newspaper articles he liked. He was very organized and even typed up... more

Off-site Survival Guide

After a week of off-site storage warehouse work, the following are my tips & tricks for survival. These did much to help me throughout the week, but great credit for my own survival must go to my fab teammates: Mary Beth, Susan, Erik, Scott and Jean-Paul. You guys ROCK!! 1. Wear layers, preferably with the... more

Winter Break Hours for Starbucks @ ZSR

Here’s a quick a note to share when Starbucks in the ZSR Library will be open during winter break. Friday, December 10th: 7:30AM – 1:00AM Saturday, December 11th: 7:30AM – 11:30AM Sunday, December 12th: CLOSED Monday, December 13th – Thursday, December 23rd: 7:30AM – 11:30AM Friday, December 24th – Sunday, January 2nd: CLOSED Monday, January... more

Rare Book of the Month: The Chimes: A Goblin Story, by Charles Dickens

Of the five Christmas books that Charles Dickens published in the 1840s, the first, A Christmas Carol (1843), is by far the most famous. The following year Dickens came out with The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. Although the book sold well... more

Students, want to skip the midnight WTL snack line?

Everyone loves free food. But no one likes standing in line. Want your free midnight WTL snack without the wait? Win a “golden ticket” to skip the line by going out with Gowalla. ZSR is holding a contest for up to five students to each win a “golden ticket” to skip to the front of... more

Wake The Library Video Station

Check out ZSR’s newest addition to Wake The Library — the Video Station, located near the Circulation desk. Think of the Video Station as a video graffiti wall. Much like you’d paint all over the graffiti wall when you’re taking a study break, the video station is an outlet for your thoughts. Tell us what... more

Wake the Library Fall 2010

Wake the Library is off and running! Susan, Travis and I served up (messy) sub sandwiches to (mostly) grateful students at midnight and watched two (very polite) students put up hammocks on the third floor who thanked us for letting them do it. Right after a beautiful Love Feast, it was a lovely way to... more

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