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Radical Changes to MLA Handbook Eighth Edition

If you use MLA style, then you should know about the significant changes in the new MLA Handbook, Eighth edition and its approach to citing sources. MLA has shifted from a fixed set of rules to a system based on general principles to use with any type of source. ZSR librarians have created a local... more

Library Lecture Series Fall 2016

Susan Southard, Book Talk and Signing: Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War. Friday, September 9, 3:30 p.m., ZSR Special Collections (Room 625, Reynolds Wing) Allan Louden, Political Ads in the Age of the Internet and Trump. Tuesday, September 13, 3 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) David Coates, America in the Shadow of Empires.... more

Reynolda: An American Story – Library Lecture Series Special Opportunity

ZSR and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer for the first time a six-part lecture course that will examine the Reynolda estate through the lens of 20th-century American history. The course covers topics such as tobacco, the American Country Place Era, women’s history and the story of the new South. Participants will... more

Spring 2016 Library Lecture Series

ZSR proudly announces the Spring 2016 Lecture Series. Lectures this semester include: The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./Building the Dream Lecture by Nehemiah Rolle; “The History of WFDD” by Molly Davis and Sara Chisesi; “The Pope, Peru and Paris” by Associate Professor of the Practice Justin Catanoso; “Feeling My Neighbor’s Faith” by Associate Professor... more

Introducing the ZSR Plagiarism Tutorial!

It is my honor to introduce you to one of the most amazing tools that I’ve seen in a long time! After several months of research and hard work, the ZSR Plagiarism Tutorial is up and running! Productions of this quality do not happen overnight, and this is no exception. When we began the LIB100... more

LIB100 Intellectual Property Class Videos

Some of the most interesting things that take place in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library happen behind the scenes during intercessions when the students are away and we are diligently preparing for the upcoming semester. Yesterday morning was an example of this as Barry Davis magically transformed the ZSR Viewing Room into the ZSR Production... more

“Find a Database” New Look!

By the time this article is posted, you may have already discovered the radical changes that have been made to our Library’s “Find a Database” page. What I would like for you to know is that there is a story behind these changes. The latest chapter in this story began in the spring of 2012,... more


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