During September 2012

Here @ ZSR

Musicircus at ZSR: A LOUD Event!

At ZSR Library, we love it when someone in the Wake Forest community approaches us with a new idea on how to use our space. Music professor Louis Goldstein shared his plans to hold a month-long Cagefest to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John Cage‘s birth. Then he told us he’d love to kick it... Continue reading “Musicircus at ZSR: A LOUD Event!”

Hit the Bricks: 10th Anniversary

Hit the Bricks is an annual student event to raise money for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund. It’s a great WFU community-wide event that lasts for 8 hours. It has a faculty/staff division in which ZSR Library often fields a team. This year our team members were Susan (Captain), Hu, Mary Beth, Derrik, Rebecca,... Continue reading “Hit the Bricks: 10th Anniversary”

From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment

Hi – I just Googled “Wake Forest Library” to find the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. I found it – top of the list! The mission statement is listed underneath the link for the library when the Google results are ret urns, and the word “mission” is spelled incorrectly. It spells it “mision.” I thought someone... Continue reading “From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment”

Charlotte’s Web, by E. B. White (1952)

E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, one of the most beloved children’s books of the 20th century, was first published 60 years ago this month. Elwyn Brooks White (1899-1985) had a long career as a contributor and an editorial staff member at The New Yorker. He wrote poetry and novels for adults and was perhaps best... Continue reading “Charlotte’s Web, by E. B. White (1952)”

From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment

The library should check out bean bags for students to use anywhere in the library. Indeed. Continue reading “From the Suggestion Box: Your Recent Comment”

Rob Amberg photography exhibit and “Over Home” Documentary Film

ZSR currently has the largest exhibit in its history with the Rob Amberg photography exhibit. This exhibit incorporates 6 cases at the library entrance and 10 cases upstairs in Room 401-the Ammons Gallery. ZSR is a co-sponsor to the grant from the Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence that is supporting this work. Rob Amberg is... Continue reading “Rob Amberg photography exhibit and “Over Home” Documentary Film”

Publishers to appeal the GSU decision

Less than a month after Judge Orinda Evans declared Georgia State University to be the prevailing party in the four-year long lawsuit brought against GSU by three scholarly publishers–Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and SAGE–which hinged on alleged copyright infringement in e-reserves and course management systems, the plaintiffs have announced that they will appeal... Continue reading “Publishers to appeal the GSU decision”

ZSR Receives Antique Letterpress

Donor Carl Hein with the 1906 letterpress and cabinets of type. The Z. Smith Reynolds Library recently received a gift of a complete print shop. The equipment came from a Winston-Salem citizen, Carl Hein, who spent his entire working life in printing and packaging. He retired eleven years ago as the President of RJR Packaging.... Continue reading “ZSR Receives Antique Letterpress”

House Librarians Bring Research to the Halls

The class of 2016 has an additional library resource – the House Librarian. ZSR has partnered with Residence Life & Housing and the Graduate Hall Directors (GHD) to serve each of the first-year student residence halls. Librarians regularly email these students, via the GHD, with reminders of library services and links to resources ranging from... Continue reading “House Librarians Bring Research to the Halls”

New Mac Lab

The computer lab next to The Bridge has been upgraded with 16 new iMacs. Each has a 27″ HD screen and includes Microsoft Office, Adobe CS6 Master Collection and Final Cut Pro X. The lab is open to everyone when The Bridge is open, unless a class has been scheduled for the room. For more... Continue reading “New Mac Lab”