During October 2006

New Faculty Reception at ZSR

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library welcomes all new faculty members to Wake Forest. We hope you’ll make frequent use of our resources and services. We’d like to welcome you with a wine and cheese party on Tuesday September 19th from 4 – 5 p.m. in the reference department. At this reception, you’ll have the opportunity... more

2006-07 Library Lecture Series

John McNally, Associate Professor of English at Wake Forest University, with his book, America’s Report Card Z. Smith Reynolds will sponsor its popular lecture series again this year. We will present a wide variety of speakers, ranging from authors of popular fiction to those celebrating banned books and Black history month. On September 28th Emily... more

Faculty Technology Training Classes

The ZSR Library is offering a wide variety of faculty technology training classes this semester on topics ranging from “Upgrading to EndNote 9” to “Introduction to Instructional Design”. In addition to classes, we will also have “Tech Talks” on a variety of emerging technologies. For more information and to register, go to: Faculty Technology Training. more

Browsing Books Moving to Library Atrium

And Other Stack Moves If a library fundraising drive is successful, the popular browsing book collection will move from the 4th floor to the library atrium. Custom oak bookcases will be built to line the back wall of the Reynolds wing. If you would like to contribute to this fundraising effort, contact Director Lynn Sutton.... more

Presidential Grants Awarded to Enhance Library Collections

Last August, in response to a letter from seventeen departmental library representatives, President Hatch affirmed his support for Wake Forest libraries. Shortly after, he pledged a portion of the money raised through the Presidential Trust campaign to the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. The first project the Library funded with the Trust money was our first-ever... more

New Electronic Resources

We have purchased several new databases recently. They cover physics, statistics, market research, religion full text, and more. Featured Changes Anthropology Plus is a web database that combines and replaces two prior subscriptions — Anthropological Literature on Disc and Anthropological Index Online. It covers all aspects of anthropology, and also covers archaeology and linguistics. Our... more

WFU Full Text Options Improved

If you have been searching in the databases offered through the WFU Libraries, perhaps you have noticed the WFU Full Text Options link. This bright gold button links to a comprehensive list of print and electronic options available for the item you’re seeking. We’ve offered this service for several years, but in May we switched... more

Library Enhances Reserves Systems

Pilots Streaming Media with Music Department This semester the ZSR Library has implemented several new features in our course reserve system. The enhanced system allows easier access to reserves lists and enables direct links to reserves pages from external systems such as Blackboard. To access the URL for your reserves page, go to the Catalog,... more

Document Delivery at Your Service

Need something from the library but don’t have time to run over? Just submit an online Document Delivery request! Document Delivery services include delivering books, DVDs, Interlibrary Loan materials, and digital copies of journal articles. We also pick up returns. Most services are free, with the exception of a nominal charge for digital copies. To... more

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Reynolda Campus Construction

Reynolda campus during construction. Click the image to see more photographs from the Biebigheiser Digital Archive. With the Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Digital Archive Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser (1884 – 1961) was an architect and designer trained in the Beaux Arts tradition. Biebigheiser was hired by architect Jens Fredrik Larson to design the ornamental features – lighting... more