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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.

  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    With the unfortunate increase in active shooter events, various law enfrocement agencies, including FBI and Department of Homeland Security, have taken steps to help educate the public on how to increase their chances for survival if faced with an active shooter event or any other type work place violence incident. This effort can be accomplished through the RUN, HIDE, FIGHT Training. This class will provide you with critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter situation. Most people never expect to encounter such a situation but, as indicated by recent events on other college campuses, it has occurred and being prepared is key. This class stresses awareness, preparation, and rehearsal which are the keys to safety. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Join us as we learn the basics of Microsoft Word! After this class, attendees will have a solid understanding of basic navigation of Word, knowledge of common tools, as well as the File, Home, Insert, and Page Layout tabs. See you there! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    With the unfortunate increase in active shooter events, various law enforcement agencies, including FBI and Department of Homeland Security, have taken steps to help educate the public on how to increase their chances for survival if faced with an active shooter event or any other type work place violence incident. This effort can be accomplished through the RUN, HIDE, FIGHT Training. This class will provide you with critical guidance on how to recognize and survive an active shooter situation. Most people never expect to encounter such a situation but, as indicated by recent events on other college campuses, it has occurred and being prepared is key. This class stresses awareness, preparation, and rehearsal which are the keys to safety. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Have you attended the Microsoft Word Basics class, and are ready to learn the rest of what Microsoft has to offer? Join us as we explore the References, Mailings, Review, and View tabs, as well as more advanced processes such as performing a Mail Merge, creating and updating a Table of Contents, and Bibliography, and more! See you there! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Join us for a session where we review what's new in the 2016, eighth edition of the MLA style manual. According the MLA, "The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any source and gives writers in all fieldsfrom the sciences to the humanitiesthe tools to intuitively document sources. Learn more below about the changes to MLA guidelines."
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    This information session for faculty provides a forum for interested faculty members to learn about engaged humanities opportunities provided by the Humanities Institute and partners, made possible by a grant received from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Join us as we learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint! In this class we will explore the PowerPoint interface, as well as the File, Home, Insert, Design, Transitions, and Slide Show tabs. After this class, attendees will be equipped with the knowledge to create and deliver solid presentations with PowerPoint. We hope to see you there! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Would you like to take your PowerPoint presentation to the next level? Join us for this workshop where we'll explore PowerPoint's more advanced features including: customizing themes inserting audio and video creating SmartArt graphics setting up triggered animations exploring playback and looping options creating a PowerPoint Photo Album and more! We look forward to seeing you there! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Do you ever need to send out a simple questionnaire or survey? Would you like to poll your students or fellow faculty or staff about something? Google Forms can help! Located inside our Google Drive, we can use Google Forms as a simple or sophisticated survey tool! Join us to learn more! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Join us for a session where we review what's new in the 2016, eighth edition of the MLA style manual. According the MLA, "The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any source and gives writers in all fieldsfrom the sciences to the humanitiesthe tools to intuitively document sources. Learn more below about the changes to MLA guidelines."
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. Source management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Have you explored Google Drive? Did you know that with Google Drive, you can create, share, and simultaneously collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, surveys, and presentations? If not, this class is for you! Google Drive is dramatically changing the way we share and collaborate on files! In this fun, hands-on class, we will explore Google Drive's home interface, we will create files with Google Drive, and we will take a look at how to upload and share our own previously created files to Google Drive. Join us! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    First presentation of the fall series.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Have you ever needed to meet with someone across campus, but you didn't quite have enough time to get there and back before your next meeting? Or are you traveling out of town, but still want to be able to hold class? Or would you like to interview an out-of-town candidate for an open position and spare travel expenses? Or would you like to wow your students by bringing in a guest speaker from the west coast, or abroad? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you must come to this class! At Wake Forest University, students, faculty, and staff members have access to schedule and host WebEx meetings. This means you can meet and collaborate online, synchronously, anywhere you have a computer or mobile device and an internet connection! In this session, learners will be introduced to the four WebEx centers, with a strong focus on Meeting Center. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Join us for a session where we review what's new in the 2016, eighth edition of the MLA style manual. According the MLA, "The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of guidelines that writers can apply to any source and gives writers in all fieldsfrom the sciences to the humanitiesthe tools to intuitively document sources. Learn more below about the changes to MLA guidelines."
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. Source management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Second film presentation of the Arab Film Series. Title TBA.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625)
    This exhibit, hosted by Special Collections & Archives, will highlight the hand-bound book alongside craft inspired by literature. Each unique piece, whether ceramic, glass, fiber or jewelry, will feature an aspect related to book arts. Many of the works on display were made specifically for this show and created by some of the finest craftsmen in the country. Piedmont Craftsmen: http://piedmontcraftsmen.org/ Image: The Mechanics of Power by metal artist Mana Hewitt
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Join us as ZSR Library celebrates with libraries across North America hosting local Indie Author Day events on October 8th, 2016. This event is designed to bring local writing communities together in their libraries to participate in author panels, book readings and signings, workshops, presentations and more. Then, at 2 pm EST everyone will join a digital gathering featuring Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders that will bring together the larger indie community. Get involved! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Communicating with your aging loved one can be a challenge. You might recognize the need for help, while your loved one seems resistant. Sandra Rinald of Eldercare Choices will share insight on navigating through these difficult conversations. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. Source management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    This Special DH Kitchen features guest speaker Todd Presner. Todd Presner is Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California Los Angeles. Since 2011, he is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies. He is also the Chair of the Digital Humanities Program, which offers an undergraduate minor and graduate certificate, and faculty co-PI on the "Urban Humanities" initiative at UCLA. His research focuses on European intellectual history, the history of media, visual culture, digital humanities, and cultural geography. He is the author or co-author of four books: Mobile Modernity: Germans, Jews, Trains (Columbia University Press, 2007), Muscular Judaism: The Jewish Body and the Politics of Regeneration (Routledge, 2007), Digital_Humanities (MIT Press, 2012), co-authored with Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, and Jeffrey Schnapp, and HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities (Harvard University Press, 2014), with David Shepard and Yoh Kawano. Presner is the founder and director of HyperCities, a collaborative, digital mapping platform that explores the layered histories of city spaces. Awarded one of the first digital media and learning prizes by the MacArthur Foundation/HASTAC in 2008, HyperCities is an interactive, web-based research and teaching environment for authoring and analyzing the cultural, architectural, and urban history of cities.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Third film presentation, part of the Arab Film Series. Title TBA.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Lecture by Dr. Murad Idris, University of Virginia.
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. Source management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. S ource management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Another film presentation, part of the Arab Film Series. Title TBA.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Last film from the Arab Film Series. Title TBA.
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and Bibliography/Works Cited formats. Source management strategies will also be covered. Designed for students at any stage of research to help make those citations easy peasy!
  • ZSR Library, Room 476
    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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.
  • ZSR Library, Room 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. Please bring your laptop to this hands-on session! A connection to the WFU Wi-Fi network is required for this class Zotero materials.

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