During August 2012

Here @ ZSR

LIB100 Template

Those directly involved with LIB100 are very familiar with our recent transition to a 1.5 credit hour course and the template that has been developing over the summer. However, I realize not everyone is so intimately involved, and wanted to let you know about the mammoth project conducted in the instruction unit this summer. Joy... Continue reading “LIB100 Template”

Letterpress Arrives at ZSR

By some very good fortune and the support of Dean Sutton, ZSR Library is the recipient of a complete print shop. The equipment came from a Winston-Salem citizen, Carl Hein, who spent his entire life in printing and packaging, retiring eleven years ago as the President of RJR Packaging. As a teenager growing up in... Continue reading “Letterpress Arrives at ZSR”

“Find a Database” New Look!

By the time this article is posted, you may have already discovered the radical changes that have been made to our Library’s “Find a Database” page. What I would like for you to know is that there is a story behind these changes. The latest chapter in this story began in the spring of 2012,... Continue reading ““Find a Database” New Look!”

The Wayne E. Oates Papers processing is complete!

Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the completion of the Wayne E. Oates papers. Thanks to the hard work of Cindy Good and Sarah Appleby, this 14 linear foot collection has been arranged and described, and the finding aid can be seen here.┬áThis collection contains the professional and personal papers, sermons, correspondence, and... Continue reading “The Wayne E. Oates Papers processing is complete!”

Lore Deighan – collage painter, art exhibit in ZSR

The work of a Floyd, Virgina collage painter, Lore Deighan, is now being exhibited at the entrance of ZSR Library. Lore is a 2006 graduate of Virgina Commonwealth University with a concentration in painting and printmaking. Lore currently teaches at a private elementary school and is gallery coordinator of Hayloft Gallery of the Jacksonville Center... Continue reading “Lore Deighan – collage painter, art exhibit in ZSR”

GSU is the prevailing party

Last Friday, August 10, Judge Orinda Evans issued her final ruling in the GSU e-reserves copyright infringement case. In her final court order, she dismissed the plaintiff publishers’ proposed injunction, which would have placed severely burdensome oversight and reporting requirements on Georgia State, and found GSU to be the prevailing party in the case. Judge... Continue reading “GSU is the prevailing party”

From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment

The ZSR Library should have puzzles on loan for students to borrow. Thank you for the suggestion. Continue reading “From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment”

RIS on Retreat!

Monday, August 6th the Research and Instruction Team took a day out of ZSR for a team retreat.We had the full twelve (!) person team in attendance (not an easy feat to accomplish) including Bob Hebert (who is transitioning to RIS over the next year), Charles Hildebrandt and our newest RIS member, Kyle Denlinger who... Continue reading “RIS on Retreat!”

Featured Collection: Fries Woolen Mill Diary (MS39)

The Fries Woolen Mill Diary is story within a story. Two men are responsible for this one folder “collection” being a part of the WFU archives, Francis Levin Fries and Wallace Barger Goebel. Separated by almost one hundred years, Fries was instrumental in the creation of the original diary and Goebel is responsible for the... Continue reading “Featured Collection: Fries Woolen Mill Diary (MS39)”

BLINC comes to ZSR

On Thursday, August 2nd, BLINC (Business Librarianship in N. Carolina) held its quarterly workshop in ZSR. BLINC is a state-wide professional association comprised of business librarians in public, academic and special libraries. We’re a section of NCLA. Among the group of roughly 20 who attended was Jill Robinson Morris, Asst. Director of NCLive, Mark Stewart,... Continue reading “BLINC comes to ZSR”