During October 2008

Make that a Latte: StarbucksĀ® to Open September 22 @ ZSR

Renovations: Before and After Exciting summer renovations have transformed several library spaces into warm, welcoming, and comfortable places for faculty and students to read, collaborate, and linger over coffee and delicious food. A full-service Starbucks will open September 22 in the Rhoda K. Channing Reading Room just inside the front entrance. On the opposite side,... more

Wet Book Recovery Training

On Thursday, October 30th, several members of the ZSR Disaster Committee gathered in Preservation for training. This is important since many times a disaster happens when key personnel are absent or unavailable. In that kind of situation, the more eyes and hands that know what to do, the better. We began by walking through the... more

Wake the Library 5K/1 Mile Fun Run on October 11

Join us for the inaugural ARAMARK-StarbucksĀ® “Wake the Library” 5K and 1 mile Fun Run on Saturday, October 11! The race will start and finish in front of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and is open to faculty, students, families, and community members. The race route is a scenic mix of roads and trails that... more

Course Reserves are Easier than Ever!

We’ll take care of Copyright and Retrieval ZSR has changed the Course Reserves service to make the process easier for faculty than ever before. First, the library will take over compliance with copyright for Course Reserves. We have long recognized that copyright laws can be frustrating and securing copyright permissions can be time-consuming and costly.... more

Library Lecture Series Fall 2008

“The Creators of Jazz,” a concert & lecture by Matt Kendrick Wednesday, September 24, 3:00 p.m. The ZSR Library Lecture Series returns this fall for another stimulating set of book talks and lectures on a wide array of topics. Speakers from the Music, English, and Communication departments have been scheduled along with a special guest... more

Faculty Technology Training Classes

This semester, learn to manage references in a technology class on EndNote or Zotero or discover how to use Google for research. In addition to classes, ZSR Library also offers Tech Talks on a variety of emerging technologies. Register online for these and other faculty classes. more

Guerrilla Marketing at ZSR!

Mary Lib Slate came by my office today and asked if I could take some pictures of the sink outside room 401 (old Current Periodicals). I assumed it was to document some mechanical issue. Imagine my surprise when I saw a sink full of ice and Red Bull with signage marketing how Red Bull “gives... more

ZSR Launches 200-Level Library Instruction Courses

This fall marks the first semester of the ZSR Library’s 200-level library instruction classes, which will supplement our popular LIB100 course. These one-hour elective classes are intended for students who are majoring or minoring in a broad discipline area. These courses will strengthen students’ searching skills and help them become critical thinkers as they evaluate... more

ZSR Partners for “The Big Read”: Fahrenheit 451

National Endowment for the Arts: The Big Read The Forsyth County Public Library has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to sponsor a community-wide Big Read project as an extension of their annual “On the Same Page” program. The ZSR Library is a contributing partner to this project. The county-wide program... more

Traditions Exhibit Features Wake Forest University Archives

The Wake Forest University Archives was happy to collaborate with the Traditions Council and Hanes Gallery Director Victor Faccinto to create an exhibit titled “The Old Alma Mater: A Wake Forest History Exhibit.” Visitors can get a glimpse of wool banners, Samuel Wait’s travel chest, an early version of the Demon Deacon, ledgers from the... more