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Books are Moving!

ZSR strives to make the most of available space for its growing book collections, while also meeting rising demand for study space and collaboration areas. Additional mobile shelving and collocation of the oversized books bring more overall order to the collection while low-use older books continue to be moved to storage. Details for finding your... more

ZSR Library Winter Weather Alert

ZSR Library will remain open on Monday, Feb. 15th more

Individual Study Carrels Open for Use!

ZSR Library is constantly assessing how students use the library. During focus groups held last spring, students indicated that there is a distinct need to be able to hunker down in the library and get work done! To that end, we decided to take the doors off of some of our individual study carrels on... more

Access to Campus This Weekend, Oct. 9

Access to campus will be somewhat restricted beginning at 5pm on Friday, Oct. 9 and all day Saturday. Entry onto campus is only through the Reynolda and University Parkway entrances. Admittance to campus after 5pm on Saturday will require a WFU parking pass or an event ticket. Parking on Saturday is available in Lots Q,... more

Access Staff Retreat – July 8, 2015

Access Services had an opportunity to have a day long retreat on Wednesday, July 8. ¬†Over the course of the last few years we’ve gone to many places up and down Reynolda Road, (cultural institutions that have spaces that are available for free.) This year we spent the majority of our day at SECCA, (SouthEastern... more

Protecting Rare Volumes by Moving to Storage

These Chinese literary works are among the 27,000 titles that will be preserved in the ZSR off-site facility. Libraries have an obligation to preserve the written record for the benefit of humanity. At ZSR, that obligation is most keenly felt in cases where a ZSR book is one of the last remaining extant copies. The... more

Graduating Seniors and the End of the Semester

Seniors: Get ready for graduation! And ZSR is here to help. Thursday, May 1, Reading Day Stop at the table across from the Circulation Desk and find out how to resolve holds, return laptops, and remove any other roadblocks between you and graduation day! Sunday, May 18 The library will be open from 3pm to... more

ZSR representatives attend CPR/AED/First Aid training

On December 11, several members of the ZSR Safety and Security Team, along with additional staff from Special Collections and Archives, and Reference and Instruction Services attended a training session to become certified in providing CPR and First Aid as well as to learn to use of our Automatic External Defibrillator. The Z Smith Reynolds... 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’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


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