Beyond the Desk

Research, Instruction, & Technology News from ZSR Library

Books Are Moving! ZSR Summer Renovation Projects Begin

The next phase of renovation plan for the ZSR Library building has begun! To kickoff our upcoming summer renovation projects, ZSR Library relocated approximately 5,000 linear feet of material over Spring Break. The recent relocation of materials included: Moving the collection on the 8th floor of the Reynolds wing (the call numbers that start with Ds) down... more

ZSR Workshops at Wake Downtown!

On Sunday, February 26th, the ZSR Library hosted our first workshops at Wake Downtown. Our Science Librarian, Sarah Jeong, has been holding regular office hours in the Faculty Touchdown space since the beginning of the semester, and now we are offering both “The Right Way to Cite” and “Using Zotero to Manage and Cite Sources”... more

Find Your Nerd Herd, Spring 2017

On Friday, February 10th, from 7:30 pm to 10 pm, the library witnessed a congregation of book-lovers, artists, and cravers alike at Find Your Nerd Herd ! Imagine: a table filled with buttons of various fandoms, ideologies, and deacons, allowed students to add a little customization to their backpacks. Stamps, stationery cards, and envelopes allowed students... more

Blind Date with a Book, Valentine’s Day 2017

On Tuesday, February 14th, the ZSR Library hosted our second “Blind Date with a Book” Event! Our first event was part of the “Arive and THRIVE” event in September. At these events we give away wrapped books with a brief description written on the wrapping (but no title!) Participants read the description, select a book,... more

ZSR Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

ZSR hosted the first Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon event, on Thursday February 9th. ZSR Librarian Amanda Foster lead the workshop on how to edit Wikipedia pages and was supported by the outreach librarian team. Amanda created a list of individuals who have made a tremendous impact on our society yet who do not have much recognition on... more

Humans v Zombies @ ZSR-Spring 2017 Edition

Just when you think you are prepared for anything, that’s when you get the biggest surprise! On Friday, January 27th, the ZSR Library hosted the Spring 2017 edition of Humans v Zombies, and even after seven years of these events, there are still surprises! More young kids associated with WFU and ZSR attended this event... more

Update: Building Renovation Planning

During the fall semester, we began to build on the work accomplished in the 2013 Vision Plan for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library building. Architects from Perkins + Will are developing a formal Master Plan that will guide future renovations in a holistic manner. As in recent years, we will continue to carry out discrete... more

New! Advance Reservations for Multimedia Equipment

For the past several years, ZSR Library has offered multimedia equipment such as cameras, projectors and voice recorders for checkout from The Bridge. Starting this semester, you can reserve these items in advance via an online form and pick them up at their new location, the Circulation Desk. This new reservation system lets you secure... more

Eighth Annual Senior Showcase Coming in April

Save the date for the Eighth annual Senior Showcase, a celebration of exemplary undergraduate senior honors research and artistic projects, on Tuesday, April 18 in the ZSR Auditorium. Since 2010, over 25 former students have highlighted the breadth of undergraduate research and creative pursuits, from mapping the streets of Paris to scaling the mountains of... more

ZSR @ Wake Downtown

Do your students need help with finding primary sources for their lab reports and research papers? Do you need assistance with research instruction on advanced search techniques in PubMed or PubChem? Starting this semester, ZSR Library offers new research services at Wake Downtown in the spirit of our mission to help students and faculty succeed wherever they... more


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