During April 2016

Five ZSR Spaces for Serious Study

Final exams are drawing closer, and you need to find a study are where you can put down roots for a few hours. There’s one problem: the study rooms are occupied, areas like the Atrium and Government Documents on Reynolds 4 won’t work, and you want to find a place that is truly out of the... more

Showcasing Seniors’ Research

2016 Senior Showcase Honorees Emily Goodman, Romance Languages; Andrew Hayes, Theatre & Dance; Adam Hammer, Politics & International Affairs; and Kathleen DiNapoli, Biology From an examination of the missing pieces in Georges Perec’s novels to the elements that influenced the 2008 financial crisis, and from the rafters of lighting design to the roots of tomato... more

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte (1847)

April 21, 2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Bronte. Her best-known novel, Jane Eyre, was first  published in 1847. ZSR Special Collections’ copy of the first edition of Jane Eyre was part of Charles H. Babcock’s collection and is currently on view in the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (ZSR625)... more

Wake Forest Magazine: Take A Look Back, With Digital Back Issues

Although back issues of Wake Forest Magazine can be obtained digitally via the Wake Forest Magazine website, its earliest issues were only available in print. And unfortunately, these print issues are scarce outside of ZSR Library. The Digital Scholarship Unit and Special Collections & Archives at ZSR are bridging this gap to make digital copies... more

Neuroscience Book Club Spring 2016

Neuroscience Professor Wayne Silver and Dance Professor Christina Soriano brought together students, other neuroscience faculty, and the PD Forward support group in Winston-Salem for a meaningful book club discussion this semester. It was an honor and a humbling experience to gather together with students and people who live with Parkinson’s Disease as their book discussion... more

7th Annual Senior Showcase April 19

Join us in celebrating exemplary undergraduate research at the 7th Annual Senior Showcase, hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. This year’s honorees are: Emily Goodman, Romance Languages Andrew Hayes, Theatre & Dance Adam Hammer, Politics & International Affairs Kathleen DiNapoli, Biology Each student will present their research during the Showcase, and will address questions... more

A Salute to Wanda Brown

When Wanda Kay Brown began working at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library in 1977, it was a different place. For starters, there was only one wing to the building, and a parking lot was behind it. The card catalog was the primary method to discover library materials. Microfilm, paper indexes, and movies on 16 mm... more

Celebrating 10 Years of Wake the Library!

This semester marks the 10th anniversary of Wake the Library! Thousands of cups of coffee, pizza slices, and sleepless nights have ingrained this event into the library’s consciousness– and it all began in the spring semester of 2006. Prior to this time, ZSR was open from 7 am to midnight, forcing students to find other study... more

ZSR’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

As most of you probably know, North Carolina has been in the national news over House Bill 2, which weakens protections for the LGBTQ community. This change in NC law does not change our commitment to being an open and welcoming place for all members of our campus community. For more information, see Wake Forest... more