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Fall 2012

ZSR Receives Antique Letterpress

Donor Carl Hein with the 1906 letterpress and cabinets of type. The Z. Smith Reynolds Library recently received a gift of a complete print shop. The equipment came from a Winston-Salem citizen, Carl Hein, who spent his entire working life in printing and packaging. He retired eleven years ago as the President of RJR Packaging.... more

House Librarians Bring Research to the Halls

The class of 2016 has an additional library resource – the House Librarian. ZSR has partnered with Residence Life & Housing and the Graduate Hall Directors (GHD) to serve each of the first-year student residence halls. Librarians regularly email these students, via the GHD, with reminders of library services and links to resources ranging from... more

New Mac Lab

The computer lab next to The Bridge has been upgraded with 16 new iMacs. Each has a 27″ HD screen and includes Microsoft Office, Adobe CS6 Master Collection and Final Cut Pro X. The lab is open to everyone when The Bridge is open, unless a class has been scheduled for the room. For more... more

ZSR Welcomes New Librarians

Kyle Denlinger This semester, Wake Forest University welcomes a new type of student with the introduction of the online Counseling program. To help these students succeed in online learning environments, ZSR welcomes Kyle Denlinger as the new eLearning Librarian. Kyle holds a BA in Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati and a MA in... more

Senior Showcase Returns Next Spring

Last April, ZSR held the third annual Senior Showcase, a student-inspired program that highlights exemplary research and artistic theses or projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates. The 2012 Showcase drew the highest number of nominations representing the widest variety of disciplines to date. To build upon this success, two key improvements are being introduced this... more

New Textbook Collection

This fall, to alleviate the financial burden on students who have to purchase many expensive textbooks, the ZSR Library has initiated a pilot textbook collection. The textbooks support courses with more than 30 students. The books are shelved in the Course Reserves department, and students can check them out for two hours. The full list... more

Scholarship Support Services

The ZSR Library offers several scholarship support services for faculty through the Scholarly Communication Librarian, Molly Keener. If you are new to Wake Forest, or need a reminder of available services, read on! Open Access Fund In partnership with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the library has a dedicated fund to support faculty... more

Upcoming Events: Lectures, Workshops and a Musicircus

A Musicircus event held in Wellington, New Zealand, in 2010. Creative Commons licensed photo by Kristina D.C. Hoeppner. Musicircus On Friday, September 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Atrium, ZSR will host the first Musicircus to be held on the Wake Forest campus. The Musicircus opens CAGEFEST, which will commemorate the 100th anniversary... more

Classical Literature and the Art of Translation

Detail from the engraved title page of George Chapman’s The Whole Works of Homer (1616) Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow’d Homer ruled as his demesne; Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold… John Keats, “On First Looking Into Chapman’s... more

Leading the Way with Gifts to ZSR Library

Wake Forest has designated the ZSR Library as a fundraising priority both in ongoing development efforts and in the upcoming capital campaign. Many faculty members give regularly to the library. Last year, gifts to the Wake Forest Fund for the ZSR Library increased 34% over the prior year. Your gifts have a direct impact on... more