During October 2005

Welcome to ZSReads!

This is the first in a series of occasional newsletters announcing new services and resources at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. The library has long enjoyed strong support from the faculty, and our desire is to call your attention to new ways we can provide you with the information support you need to achieve the... more

New Photocopy Service for Journal Articles

As a service to faculty, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library has instituted a new photocopy program for journal articles. Pricing is on a cost-recovery basis at $0.15 per page with a minimum charge of $3.00, which may be paid in cash or billed to departmental accounts. Photocopying or scanning requests can be placed through the... more

Interlibrary Loan Enhancements

Last spring the Interlibrary Loan Department launched ILLiad. ILLiad is an enhanced interlibrary loan management software program that will make the life of a faculty member easier. ILL patrons can use the online system to renew items, check the status of their requests, re-submit canceled or past requests, and access electronic articles. Users can also... more

Library Support from President Hatch

In August, seventeen departmental library representatives wrote to President Hatch asking his support for increased library resources. The President promptly replied that libraries exist at the center of our academic endeavors and pledged not to allow the library budget to remain static again. Library needs will be evaluated, reflected, and incorporated into future strategic planning... more

Upcoming Faculty Classes: E-Journals and More

“Getting More from Electronic Journals” will be offered Thursday October 6 at 3 pm in Library Room 204. Electronic journals offer many advanced features you may not be aware of. Come learn about table-of-contents alerts, saved searches, browsing features, and more. Bring your ThinkPad and librarians will help you register for your favorite journals during... more

New Electronic Resources

A sampling of some major recent online acquisitions… SciFinder Scholar This electronic version of Chemical Abstracts requires that software be installed on each machine. Contact Elise Anderson to get your copy. Early English Books Online Full text of books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in England or in English between 1475 and 1700. ACM (Association for... more