During July 2020

Here @ ZSR

LGBTQ+ Collections

Earlier this year, we began compiling a list of our LGBTQ+ collections for the Society of American Archivists (SAA) “Lavender Legacies” page.  This guide provides the “first formal and comprehensive guide to primary source material relating to the history and culture of lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender (LBGT) people held by repositories in North America.”... Continue reading “LGBTQ+ Collections”

Statement on Online Proctoring Services

On July 23rd, the Librarians’ Assembly of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library, the governing body of ZSR Library faculty, voted to endorse the following statement on online proctoring services: ZSR Librarians’ Assembly, Statement on Online Proctoring Services, July 23, 2020 Online exam proctoring services deploy software-based interventions into students’ personal computers and homes in order to... Continue reading “Statement on Online Proctoring Services”

Introducing Primo: ZSR’s New Discovery Interface

This week, Wake Forest University libraries launched Primo, a new discovery interface that adds functionality at a time when online library services are more important than ever. Students, faculty and staff can use Primo to access their library accounts and search catalogs and databases. The new platform is in use campus-wide for Z. Smith Reynolds, Law,... Continue reading “Introducing Primo: ZSR’s New Discovery Interface”

North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection Report, 2019

The following is a report submitted for the annual meeting (July 2020) of the Association for Librarians and Archivists at Baptist Institutions (ALABI). The North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection had another productive year for 2019. Among its activities were the following: Access: Wake Forest recently became a contributing institution to the American Theological Library Association... Continue reading “North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection Report, 2019”

Sharing Readings & PDFs Online: Courses & Copyright Conundrums

This edition of the Courses & Copyright Conundrums blog series is a collaborative piece from Kyle Denlinger, Digital Pedagogy & Open Education Librarian, and Molly Keener, Director of Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication, both at ZSR Library. Posts in this series appear on ZSR and CAT blogs. For additional support, consider attending one of the... Continue reading “Sharing Readings & PDFs Online: Courses & Copyright Conundrums”

NEW Online Research Instruction Resources from ZSR!

The ZSR Library has many new online research instruction resources to meet the needs of our students, faculty, and staff! We’ve been creating short videos for playlists on our YouTube Channel, adding modules to the WFU Canvas Commons, updating research guides with the latest APA and MLA style guide information, and before the semester begins,... Continue reading “NEW Online Research Instruction Resources from ZSR!”

ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020

The ZSR Library hosted a four-workshop series in June on mis/disinformation online. We’ve had an average of 42 attendees at each online workshop! They’ve been so successful we’ve decided to repeat the series in July! In August, Rosalind Tedford will be creating and leading a workshop on mis/disinformation around vaccines! We’ve also been posting videos... Continue reading “ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020”

ZSR Joins JSTOR Open Community Collections

ZSR contributed its first digital collection to JSTOR’s Open Community Collections. Our World War I Posters collection now joins over 30 other institutions’ unique primary resources collections on the JSTOR platform. The ZSR collection contains 134 propaganda posters pertaining to World War I. The posters publicize efforts of organizations including the United States Food Administration,... Continue reading “ZSR Joins JSTOR Open Community Collections”