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ZSR and WFU THRIVE on the First Day of Classes

As many know, the WFU THRIVE initiative is dedicated to ensuring wellbeing over eight holistic dimensions: Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, Financial, Occupational, Spiritual and Environmental. This unique program officially kicked off in the Fall of 2014 and has already made inroads in campus wellbeing. The THRIVE office has decided to do an annual event for... more

What our Users are Saying About: Personal Research Sessions

The ZSR Research and Instruction Team is embarking on some regular assessments of our services in and we have just gotten back results from a survey we did of the students who requested one-on-one meetings with librarians through our Personal Research Session request form during the spring 2015 semester. This is one of the primary... more

Read with ZSR on Goodreads!

ZSR is a building full of avid readers and you can often catch ZSR library faculty and staff chatting about books before meetings, at parties, during lunch, in our sleep 🙂 In an effort to extend those conversations to the wider world, ZSR has launched our own account on Goodreads, the social reading site, where... more

New ZSR Programs for WFU Alumni

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library understands that the need for good information does not stop when you leave college. In fact, sometimes it increases. That is why ZSR has provided library borrower cards to alumni free of charge for years. But we are always looking for ways we can assist our alumni who do not... more

Sources, Citations and Cocoa!

If you are working on a research paper or project this semester and would like a bit of help from one of the research experts at the ZSR Library, here’s your chance. We are holding two drop-in research help sessions during the end of the semester paper-writing season in ZSR Library classroom 476: Monday, November... more

New Popular Magazines In Mandlebaum Room

Over the course of the last few years, several publications that had lived in the Mandlebaum Room on the popular magazine shelves either ceased publication or were cancelled. That left us ten slots to fill with new titles. The Research and Instruction team looked at usage data for our current popular titles and print periodicals... more

RIS on Retreat!

Monday, August 6th the Research and Instruction Team took a day out of ZSR for a team retreat.We had the full twelve (!) person team in attendance (not an easy feat to accomplish) including Bob Hebert (who is transitioning to RIS over the next year), Charles Hildebrandt and our newest RIS member, Kyle Denlinger who... more

Light @ the End of the Gov Docs Tunnel (almost)

Those of you with really great hearing might have heard me breathe a heavy sigh of relief this past Thursday when we dropped off the 23 boxes of Gov Docs at the UNC library. The delivery represented the end (more or less) of the VERY long Gov Doc weeding process that began back in 2004.... more

Embedded in Art Seminar

As many of you know, I am a HUGE fan of the American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. HUGE. So when I noticed that Peggy Smith in the Art Department was teaching a seminar on him this semester I asked her if I could sit in on the class in return for being the ’embedded’ librarian... more

ZSR in Five Words

Earlier this fall the ZSR Marketing Committee solicited Wake Forest students, faculty, staff and friends to tell us the five words they think of when they think of ZSR. We received over 100 entries and 500+ words. We took the words that were submitted and created a word cloud from the most popular words that... more