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ZSR Summer Reading

Looking for a great summer read? Check out these recommendations from ZSR librarians and staff members! For additional recommendations, check out our Goodreads bookshelves or consider one of the suggested titles from the University’s summer academic program, Project Wake: Citizenship (listed below)! Seraphina by Rachel Hartman – This is a captivating story with intricate characters, many of whom... more

Bee-lieving in Sustainability

On April 22, David Link, Library Specialist with the ZSR Access Services Department, was recognized as a Champion of Change during the 2016 WFU Campus Sustainability Awards for his leadership and involvement with introducing bees to WFU Campus Garden. In February, 2016, David provided two colonies of Russian Honey bees (known as Russian and Russian Carniolan) to... more

5 (Illustrated) Research Reminders

Regardless of whether you are embarking on the first or final research assignment of your collegiate experience, the following 5 (illustrated) research reminders are meant to offer advice, direction, and encouragement along the way– Reminder #1 Picking your research topic and/or developing a thesis statement can take a bit of research.  We like to call it “pre-research”.  You begin... more

5 Questions for Peyton Barr, Wake Forest Fellow for the ZSR Library

In this installment of the 5 Questions series, we’re talking with Peyton Barr (’15), our Wake Forest Fellow, about his experience at ZSR. During his fellowship, Peyton has worn several hats – from working alongside the ZSR Administrative Team on a broad range of projects and events, to serving as a member of ZSR Library Committees, to collaborating with other... more

Prepare for Your Semester Abroad with Pronunciator and Global Road Warrior!

The countdown has begun. Your destination is set, your passport is up-to-date, your bags are packed (well, almost) – you are ready for your study abroad experience! Let ZSR help prepare you for your semester abroad before you even leave campus with Pronunciator and Global Road Warrior! One of the best pieces of advice for... more

5 Questions for Stephanie Bennett, Collections Archivist

In this installment of our 5 Questions series, we delve into the archives with our very own Collections Archivist, Stephanie Bennett.  Here, she talks to us about what drew her to archival work, shares one of her favorite University artifacts and offers advice to first year students about making the most of their experience at Wake Forest... more

What’s New in ZSR?

Want to know what has changed in ZSR over the summer? Watch this brief (1m32s) video to find out! more

The Details Behind the Design: Taking a Closer Look at the Form and Function of the New Atrium

It’s been a week since the arrival of our new Atrium furniture and while we’ve shared pictures of the new design, we realize that many of the details and new features behind the redesign are less visible. So, we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight some of these new features and the added benefits... more

ZSR @ WFU TechXploration 2015

ZSR Library was well-represented at this year’s TechXploration! This annual university event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and showcases the use of technologies in teaching, learning, research, engagement, and creative endeavors at Wake Forest University. What follows is a collection of brief reports from ZSR Librarians about their contributions at this year’s... more

5 Questions for Bobbie Collins, Social Sciences Librarian

On November 1st, 1990, Bobbie Collins set foot on the campus of Wake Forest University and began her career as the Social Sciences Reference Librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. As a Tennessee native with a background in Education, Bobbie had originally embarked on a path to pursue school librarianship, but after working at... more

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