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Using HeritageQuest Online for Genealogy Information

I’m a big fan of the North Carolina Room of the Forsyth County Public Library for local and state history, genealogy, culture, biography, travel, literature and folklore, as well as federal, state and local government information. In addition to that local resource, for patrons interested in geneology, NCLive also offers North Carolina libraries access to HeritageQuest Online, a... more

Writers Camp @ ZSR Wrap-Up

On January 29th at 7:00 pm, a group of talented Wake Forest University students entered the Z. Smith Reynolds Library to challenge their creative abilities and participate in a writing event unlike any other.  Twelve hours and eight pots of coffee later, thirty-three works were submitted and will soon become a collection of published stories and an artifact for... more

Humans v Zombies-Spring 2016

While Friday night’s Humans v. Zombies event was the official HvZ event of the Spring 2016 semester, it certainly didn’t feel like Spring with 6 inches of wintry mix on the ground! In spite of the weather, 102 students came out to play! Thanks to the Student Activities Fund, we were able to purchase 21 pizzas... more

Spring Workshops for Faculty and Students

This spring, ZSR will offer six weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, the library encourages students to attend one of five Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday session will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. If... more

Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch @ ZSR 2015

On Saturday, November 28th, the ZSR Library hosted our third annual Thanksgiving weekend meal in the ZSR atrium! We began this program three years ago with a Saturday pizza dinner, followed by a movie. Based on feedback from students that first year, we changed the event to a lunch last year, and we repeated that... more

Streaming Video @ ZSR

With the number of streaming media resources available at ZSR growing dramatically in recent years, some of our users may not be familiar with all the amazing new streaming options! For example, we now subscribe to Kanopy Video, a distributor of educational videos for online viewing, and content available across multiple subject areas, including 369 videos... more

Upcoming Zotero and Citation Workshops!

Let the ZSR Library help you manage and cite your sources! We are sponsoring numerous citation workshops this Fall! Zotero Workshops Zotero is an amazing tool that will help you generate citations and craft bibliographies with ease!  Check it out: Please join us for one of our Zotero workshops on managing and citing sources on one of these upcoming... more

Resource Review: Browzine Web

Browzine Web brings web browser access to the popular Browzine App available on iOS and Android devices. For the past two years, Browzine has allowed smartphone and tablet users to browse recent issues of scholarly journal, much like browsing a print journal. Now, Browzine Web is available on your computer! Access BrowZine Web from your... more

Fall Workshops for Faculty and Students

In addition to weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty and weekend Zotero workshops geared to students, the library will offer “The Right Way to Cite” before each of the weekend Zotero workshops. If you have students who need more extensive help citing sources, please recommend these back-to-back sessions, offered on three Sunday afternoons during the... more

It Takes a Village-Parkland IB @ ZSR

On Thursday, July 30th, 27 students from Parkland IB spent the morning in the ZSR Library as part of their week-long orientation to the IB program. We discussed topic ranging from finding research resources via NCLive to writing citations and avoiding plagiarism. I want to thank Ellen Daugman, Kyle Denlinger, Joy Gambill, Megan Mulder, Rebecca... more