Events & Classes
The Z. Smith Reynolds Library features a variety of events and classes. The library often partners with other units on campus to offer these programs. For more information, contact the library. Below is a list of upcoming events and classes.
Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sourcesSunday, September 28, 2014, 2:00PMZSR Library 204
Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes capturing citations from the ZSR Library catalog and databases, storing your collections online with a Zotero cloud account and outputting content in a variety of citation styles. Bring your laptop to this hands-on session! Zotero materials
Live Streams and Video Editing in YoutubeThursday, October 2, 2014, 11:00AMZSR Library 204
Youtube continues to add features to make difficult video tasks easy. This class will give an overview over Youtube's new Live Streaming interface and it's built-in video editing suite to get you acquainted with these new tools.
LGBT Pride Parades: Then and NowMonday, October 13, 2014, 3:30PMZSR Library Auditorium 404
As Winston-Salem gets ready to host its own LGBT Pride parade on Sunday, October 19, we look back at the parades got their start. Held simultaneously in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago, the first Pride events brought gays and lesbians together to fight for greater social acceptance. Today, Pride parades are held in over 100 U.S. cities and 30 countries across the world. Do they still serve a role in the struggle for social change?
Poetry and Fiction ReadingsWednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:00PMZSR Library Auditorium 404
An event celebrating the spoken and written word with Amy Catanzano, WFU Poet-in-Residence, and Joanna Ruocco, WFU Asst. Professor in Creative Writing (Fiction) reading selections from their recent works.
Search like a LibrarianMonday, October 27, 2014, 3:30PMZSR Library 204
This session is for faculty and graduate students who want to learn some easy ways to be better searchers of online resources.
Buried Treasure: Howard Pyle and the Silver Screen, or "Pyle's Pirates"Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4:00PMZSR Library Auditorium 404
David Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art, explores the work of late 19th century American book illustrator Howard Pyle and his influence on movies, television, and comic books.
The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American DesignTuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:30PMReynolda House Museum of American Art
Phil Archer, Reynolda House Director of Public Programs, will speak about the Museum’s latest exhibit, featuring more than 40 iconic chairs that tell the dynamic and engaging story of the history, design, and culture of American seating. “The Art of Seating” carries the viewer through three centuries of design ranging from a Shaker rocking chair to Frank Lloyd Wright’s office chair.