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, 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 476
    At our drop-in research workshops, ZSR librarians are available to help with every aspect of your research project from selecting a topic, to finding resources, to setting up Zotero, or citing tricky sources. Delicious winter bevvies and snacks will be available to help keep you fueled. In honor of Intellectual Wellbeing month, our friends from WFU Thrive will be on hand to provide brain-stimulating snacks and activities to keep you focused and relaxed! Sources, Citations, & Cocoa will be held on Monday afternoons starting November 14th and ending December 5th. The workshops will take place in ZSR Room 477 on the 4th floor of the Wilson wing from 2:00 6:00 pm. Registration is not required, just drop by! If you cant make any of these workshops, you can always request a Research Session with a ZSR librarian at a day and time that is convenient for you. We look forward to seeing you! The Research and Instruction Team, ZSR Library
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see our list of Sakai offerings for additional tool-specific workshops to expand your knowledge of Sakai. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • 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 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, 477
    In the spirit of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), WaFoWriMo is a series of fun and engaging workshops aimed to promote and encourage writing of all shapes and sizes. Writers in the Wake Forest University community are invited to participate in whatever capacity they are able whether that is continuing to work on and development a current writing project, or start a new writing project, or even attempt to complete a 50,000 word novel (as challenged by NaNoWriMo). With help from our campus partners, each workshop will provide resources to inspire and encourage writing projects, and refreshments to keep you fueled. WaFoWriMo participants will also be invited to log their weekly word counts and writing samples for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights! All interested writers are asked to register for WaFoWriMo. Join our community of writers and jump write in to WaFoWriMo!
  • 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
    The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see our list of Sakai offerings for additional tool-specific workshops to expand your knowledge of Sakai. 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, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see our list of Sakai offerings for additional tool-specific workshops to expand your knowledge of Sakai. 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, 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, Atrium
    Join us for a game of Humans V. Zombies in the ZSR Library! We will use Nerf Dart Blasters to ward off the Zombies in ZSR! (Bring your Nerf Dart Blasters if you have! ZSR will have some Nerf blasters if you need one!) This event is co-sponsored by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the WFU Student Activities Fund.
  • ZSR Library, Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625)
    "Deep into that Darkness Peering": Gothic Literature from the ZSR Rare Books Collection is on exhibit in the Special Collections & Archives reading room (ZSR 625). The exhibit features books and other materials from ZSR's collection of 18th and 19th century gothic fiction.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Albritton Lecture by Gay Byron, Professor of New Testament and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Howard University School of Divinity. Sponsored by the Department for the Study of Religions.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Please join us for our 2016/17 SAC Meetings! Each month we welcome guests that help us keep in touch with what is happening on campus, and how those happenings affect staff. There may be raffles??? Come find out!

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