During January 2013

Here @ ZSR

Spring 2013 Library Lecture Series

(L to R) Andrew Smiler, Derek Hicks, Michelle Balaev In keeping with a tradition that began in 2010, the spring semester’s first lecture will feature the student winner of the previous year’s WFU/WSSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Building the Dream Award. Senior Bentrice Jusu, the 2012 recipient, will speak on her personal experiences on Monday,... Continue reading “Spring 2013 Library Lecture Series”

A Gift of Literature: Jan Hensley’s North Carolina Authors Collection

Jan Hensley and Lynn Sutton ZSR’s Special Collections department received an exciting addition to its Southern American literature collections in 2012 with the gift of Jan Hensley’s personal collection of materials by and about North Carolina authors. Mr. Hensley, who attended WFU in the 1960s, is a photographer, author and collector who has been active... Continue reading “A Gift of Literature: Jan Hensley’s North Carolina Authors Collection”

Senior Showcase Returns in April

Winners of the 2012 Senior Showcase (L to R): Perry Ransbottom, Theatre; Erin Cassidy, Religion; Dain Finke, Anthropology; Tim Brady, Health & Exercise Science On April 23, ZSR will host the fourth annual Senior Showcase to recognize outstanding research and artistic theses or projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates. Since its inception in 2010, the... Continue reading “Senior Showcase Returns in April”

Upcoming Technology Workshops

The library will host workshops this spring on: Google Apps for Instruction: Have you ever considered the power Google tools might have to enhance your classroom instruction? Open Educational Resources: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning objects like class activities, streaming videos, assessments, games, and even entire courses that educators around the globe... Continue reading “Upcoming Technology Workshops”

Database News

The following databases have recently been added. Please take a look and consider how you and your students might put them to use. New Databases SAGE Publications e-journal package: Through a recently negotiated arrangement, the library now provides online access to over 600 journals from SAGE Publications. Their journals cover a variety of topics, with... Continue reading “Database News”

Meet the Library Ambassadors, 2013

Pictured:Emily West, John Walsh, Tyler Keith (top row); Courtney Abernathy, Jenny Miller, Mary Beth Lock, Nella Hendley, Nora Kane (bottom row) Not pictured: Jesus Vega, Melissa Simonelli, Rosie Faccone, Liz Hughes, and Kaley Pelingra. In the Fall, 2011 semester, the Library Ambassadors began as a class project by a student who was interested in increasing... Continue reading “Meet the Library Ambassadors, 2013”

LIB100 Intellectual Property Class Videos

Some of the most interesting things that take place in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library happen behind the scenes during intercessions when the students are away and we are diligently preparing for the upcoming semester. Yesterday morning was an example of this as Barry Davis magically transformed the ZSR Viewing Room into the ZSR Production... Continue reading “LIB100 Intellectual Property Class Videos”