ZSR Library

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During April 2011

The Giuseppe De Santis Film Stills Collection

ZSR Library is fortunate to have a personal collection from influential but lesser known Italian director, Giuseppe De Santis. De Santis worked with a number of well-known actors and actresses including Peter Falk, Yves Montand, Claudia Cardinale, Silvana Mongano and Marcello Mastroianni. The Giuseppe De Santis Papers are housed in the Department of Special Collections... more

Art installation promotes sustainability

Across from the circulation desk is a student art installation , the brain child of a grad student from Divinity who belongs to a student group called Mosaic, and an undergrad who is an art student and an intern with Sustainability. In the spirit of collaboration, Shannon Axtell and De’Noia Woods got together and brought... more

Preservation Week

This is Preservation Week. April 24-30 is designated by the American Library Association as Preservation Week. The idea of having Preservation Week is to call attention to the value and care for our cultural resources. Many institutions have crumbling collections with no plan or resources to care for them. The week gives everyone an opportunity... more

Preservation Week

This is Preservation Week. April 24-30 is designated by the American Library Association as Preservation Week. The idea of having Preservation Week is to call attention to the value and care for our cultural resources. Many institutions have crumbling collections with no plan or resources to care for them. The week gives everyone an opportunity... more

ZSR Participates in Panel Discussion on Social Media at WFU

Today at 11am while Susan and Erik (and other grant recipients) were presenting the findings of their Summer Grants for Exploration of Educational Technology, Lauren Pressley and I were participating in a panel discussing social media at Wake Forest University with Will Clark and Meghan Haenn. I was going to write up the event, but... more

National Library Week draws in the young folks

This spring I received several requests asking for library staff to provide tours for elementary and middle school students during the week of April 11 – 15. One of the teachers who requested a tour congratulated us on the ACRL Award and noted that they were looking forward to touring our “wonderful library.” It is... more

2nd Annual Senior Showcase

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is pleased to announce selections for the second annual Senior Showcase program recognizing exemplary senior research theses and projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates in their final year. Five students have been selected to present their research on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 3pm in the Allen Mandelbaum Reading Room,... more

The patio is OPEN!

The Provost, on the day that the ZSR Library won the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, graciously gave us funding to purchase furniture for the patio on the front of the library outside of room 401 (aka the Red Room). The furniture was installed today and is now open for business. The patio will... more

Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman (1855)

We have yet had no genius in America, with tyrannous eye, which knew the value of our incomparable materials, and saw, in the barbarism and materialism of the times, another carnival of the same gods whose picture he so much admires in Homer; then in the middle age; then in Calvinism. . . .Yet America... more

Peer to Peer Student Technology Training Workshops at ZSR (and DDA)

This semester we have been implementing a new approach to student technology training workshops at ZSR. I’ve been teaching two student assistants, one who has worked for me for four years and one who has worked for me for the last year, how to lead technology workshops for students. We team taught the workshops at... more

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