During April 2007

Keep up with The Chronicle Online

Do you enjoy The Chronicle of Higher Education? Would you like to read it online? The ZSR Library has a site-wide subscription to The Chronicle, and there are two free options for pushing content to you. Email alerts Academe Today is The Chronicle‘s daily email newsletter. You can also subscribe to specialized alerts on topics... more

Cook Elementary School Visit

On Friday, April 27th, a group of fifth graders from Cook Elementary School visited the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Their tour was part of their Wake Forest University campus visit, and we were asked to show them some of the interesting things that can be done in the library. After a quick history of the... more

Maya Angelou Honored at Reception

Maya Angelou On April 12, 2007, WFU honored Dr. Maya Angelou with a reception to celebrate her gift to the library. With the Film and Theatre Media Manuscript Collection, Dr. Angelou has given the library her extensive works in cinema, television and theatre. The collection encompasses her work as writer, director, producer, editor, and featured... more

ZSR Exhibit Spaces Available for Faculty

‘In His Image: The Face of Alexander during the Hellenistic Age’ exhibit The library has prominent and secure exhibit space that is available for a variety of purposes. Our exhibit space can also be used for classroom projects. Over the past ten years, several academic classes have used a library exhibit as a final class... more

Coming to a Catalog Near You…

Book Covers and More! Have you noticed something different in our catalog records lately? Book cover images are just the beginning. Click on the “more information on this title” link and you might find Summaries & annotations First chapter & excerpts Book reviews from Library Journal and Choice Cover images and other special features are... more

Faculty Technology Training is Year Round

Join us the week of June 11th for a series of Faculty Technology Training Classes. We will have something for everyone. Sessions will range from multimedia classes on topics such as “Using Windows MovieMaker to Edit your Digital Movies” to Technology Talks on topics like “Open Source and Free Alternatives to Common Software you need... more

Can You Identify this Photo?

Can you identify this photo? The University Archives in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library needs your help! We have many unidentified photos in our collection, and we need more information about these pictures to better preserve the history of Wake Forest University. We hope this project will enhance the University Archives and what we can... more

Advanced Book Repair Workshop

On Saturday (yes, Saturday) March 24, I traveled to the Etherington Conservation Center in Brown Summit, NC for an Advanced Book Repair workshop sponsored by the NC Preservtion Consortium. The workshop was taught by two ECC conservators, Matt Johnson and Sally Key. These two knowledgeable people covered many topics for the 12 participants gathered that... more