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During November 2013

Pizza and a Movie @ ZSR!

On Saturday, November 30th, the ZSR Library hosted “Pizza and a Movie” for any students remaining on campus during the Thanksgiving break! This idea developed from Dean Sutton, based on feedback from students who were on campus over Thanksgiving last year and needed more services. ZSR opened on Friday and Saturday to help meet the... more

ZSR’s “Cans for Fines” provides food for Campus Kitchen

Got fines and a desire to help the hungry in our community? This December the Z. Smith Reynolds Library will accept non-expired, unopened canned goods as payment for overdue fines. For each can of food donated, $1 will be waived from your library fines. (No maximum.) Only canned goods will be accepted. The program will... more

ZSR Fall Exhibits

In the next few months, ZSR will host several exhibits I wanted to mention. In addition, I was invited to participate in the Letterforming exhibit at Scales Fine Arts Center. Currently, there is an exhibit based on the classwork of Lynn Book called Everyday Innovations. Lynn’s class on Entrepreneurship & Social Enterprise uses journaling to... more

Collections of Hope: The University Archives Documents WFU’s Food Justice Efforts

Collections of Hope: The University Archives Documents WFU’s Food Justice Efforts Tuesday, November 21, 2013, 4-5:00PM Special Collections Research Room, Room 625 Z. Smith Reynolds Library The Wake Forest University Special Collections and Archives is happy to announce that we are working in conjunction with representatives from Campus Kitchen, The Institute for Public Engagement, and... more

Big win for fair use

This morning brought good news to Google, libraries, and all of us who rely on fair use: Google Books, and the scanning project to create it, is a fair use! U.S. District Judge Denny Chin issued a decision in the 8-year legal battle between the Authors Guild and Google, with Google being the decisive winner.... more

Hawthorne Hill Treasures: Objects from the Wake Forest Medical Historical Archives

Hawthorne Hill Treasures: Objects from the Wake Forest Medical Historical Archives A Discussion with Dianne Johnson Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 3-4:00PM Special Collections Reading Room Z. Smith Reynolds Library Stop by for cookies and punch and a visit with Archivist Dianne H. Johnson–Dianne will discuss WFU medical school collections as well as how she selected... more

ZSR’s Travis Manning wins WFU Employee of the Year

Travis Manning was named WFU Employee of the Year on Tuesday, November 11, 2013, at the University’s Staff Rewards & Recognition Luncheon held in the Snead Club Room at Bridger Field House. He won in the non-exempt category. The criteria for winning the award included a demonstrated commitment to Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Dedication to Excellence,... more

ZSR Graffiti Wall Gets Out of the House to Support Gender Equality Allies

Like the little gnome in the movie, Amelie, our graffiti wall moved from ZSR to the Mag Quad today for a few hours. The Gender Equality Allies group on campus supports positive body image, positive role models and other issues on inequality. Last year, we partnered with this group, headed by Amy Shackelford to do... more

Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, edited by Denis Diderot (1751-1780)

The Encyclopédie; ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers is a 28-volume monument to the French Enlightenment, combining a wealth of information about all aspects of  human thought and achievement with a subversive attack on the stifling old regime of religion, classical tradition, and superstition. Many hands contributed to the Encyclopedie, but the... more

Why Use the Baptist Collection?

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.” –Alex Haley When people see boxes of old papers, black and white photos, and especially reels of microfilm, many of them assume that no one would want to use these types of materials because they are 1. old, 2. not... more