During August 2013

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The Textbook Collection continues, Fall 2013

The Z Smith Reynolds Library is continuing its textbook pilot program into a second year. The pilot began in the fall of 2012, as a result of a strategic initiative to help address the of the financial burden that textbook purchases place on students. Our textbook pilot, through an arrangement with the bookstore, enables us... Continue reading “The Textbook Collection continues, Fall 2013”

Clotelle, by William Wells Brown (1867)

When William Wells Brown’s Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter appeared in London in 1853, it was the first novel ever published by an African American author. Brown’s novel was reissued four times over the next fifteen years, and with each edition the author made changes to the characters and the narrative. ZSR Special Collections recently... Continue reading “Clotelle, by William Wells Brown (1867)”

Fair use infographic

Do you love infographics? Do you love fair use? Do you love libraries? Then you’re going to love the new infographic from ARL, American University’s (AU) Washington College of Law, and AU’s School of Communication about the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries. You can find the full-size PDF... Continue reading “Fair use infographic”

Liaisons: Your Link to the Library

Each academic department and many interdisciplinary programs have an assigned library liaison. Your liaison strives to make your experience using library services as easy as possible. For faculty, this means Buying Materials. Each liaison manages the materials budget for their assigned departments. E-mail any specific book or video requests to your liaison, and they’ll see... Continue reading “Liaisons: Your Link to the Library”

The Evelyn P. “Pat” Foote Papers Finding Aid is Now Complete!

Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce that the processing of the Evelyn “Pat” Foote Collection finding aid is complete! Many thanks to Ashley Jefferson for processing the newest accessions to this collection. Wake Forest Magazine recently ran a story about Brigadier General Foote. This is a highly valuable collection for researchers and certainly... Continue reading “The Evelyn P. “Pat” Foote Papers Finding Aid is Now Complete!”

Digitized Reel to Reels Now Available Online!

Special Collections and Archives is very excited to announce the completion of another digital project The University Archives Audio Recordings Reel to Reel Collection. You may remember some previous posts where we mentioned working on this collection. The new online digital collection is just a small selection of the larger reel to reel holdings within... Continue reading “Digitized Reel to Reels Now Available Online!”