During March 2011

Here @ ZSR

Have ThinkPad, Will Travel

On Monday, March 28th, at the request of one of the Resident Advisers, Leigh Vogedes, Librarians from ZSR took ThinkPads to the lobby of the Babcock Residence and answered a variety of Reference questions from students as they passed. Ellen Daugman and I worked together from 1-2pm and then I covered the desk from 2-4pm.... Continue reading “Have ThinkPad, Will Travel”

From the Suggestion Box: Oxford Classical Dictionary

It would be really helpful to have access to the Oxford Classical Dictionary online as there are only a few copies available in the library and on campus in general. Also, for many students it is as important as the OED. Ask and ye shall receive! Following your suggestion, the people in charge of collection... Continue reading “From the Suggestion Box: Oxford Classical Dictionary”

Three New Student Murals at ZSR

Those of you who use the East Entrance to ZSR have seen the three new student murals along that entrance. These murals were done by students in Alix Hitchcock’s Intermediate Drawing 211 class in the Fall of 2010. These three murals join the two murals from the previous year when ZSR held a student mural... Continue reading “Three New Student Murals at ZSR”

Video Online of ACRL Award Presentation

If you were unable to attend the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award presentation Tuesday, March 22nd, want to see it again from a better vantage point, or want to share with friends, never fear! Video of the event is now streaming online. ZSR Accepts ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award in the university category... Continue reading “Video Online of ACRL Award Presentation”

Authors, Editors, and Fine & Performing Artists, January-December 2010

On Tuesday, March 22, 2011, the Office of the Provost, the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, and the Z. Smith Reynolds Library honored the following faculty authors, editors, and fine & performing artists from January-December 2010 with a reception and dinner in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Faculty Honorees Robert Bliss, Schools of Business... Continue reading “Authors, Editors, and Fine & Performing Artists, January-December 2010”

From the Suggestion Box: DVD Recommendation

I suggest that the library get "Annie get your gun" the 1950 version on DVD. I have forwarded your suggestion to our media selector. Continue reading “From the Suggestion Box: DVD Recommendation”

StoryCorps: A New Digital Collection

Many people are very familiar with the StoryCorps project whose mission is “to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.” Since 2003, over 60,000 participants have recorded 30,000 interviews. We’ve listened to them on NPR, but the archive for all of these... Continue reading “StoryCorps: A New Digital Collection”

Come help ZSR celebrate its ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award!

Join us Tuesday, March 22 at 4:00 pm in the library atrium when ZSR officially receives the Excellence in Academic Libraries award from the Association of College and Research Libraries. The ACRL President will present the award to President Nathan Hatch, who will accept it on behalf of the University. A gala reception will follow... Continue reading “Come help ZSR celebrate its ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award!”

Rebecca at LAUNC-CH

Monday, Steve and I drove to the LAUNC-CH Conference at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill for the 2011 Conference. We rode in style in the ZSR van because I had roped Steve into picking up the recently digitized Howlers from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center after the conference. He is a real trooper.... Continue reading “Rebecca at LAUNC-CH”

Web Committee February Feedback Results

The Web Committee would like to share some highlights from its Valentine’s Day feedback table. That’s right – we gave away heart-shaped sweets on Valentine’s Day in exchange for website feedback. (And guess what – they had only lovely things to say. What’s that? Something wrong with our research methodology?) Adjacent to Starbucks in the... Continue reading “Web Committee February Feedback Results”