During November 2020

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The Value of Experience: Six Remarkable ZSR Retirees

Between July 2020 and January 2021, six amazing ZSR employees will have retired and we will lose 170 years of valuable knowledge and experience. These individuals helped shape ZSR as well as countless students, faculty and staff. Because of the pandemic, we cannot celebrate them in person as we would like to do. That will... Continue reading “The Value of Experience: Six Remarkable ZSR Retirees”

Wake Forest College and The Spanish Flu

This blog post was written by SCA student employee Katie Lawrence. This year looks very different than we’re used to in the Forest. Most classes are online, masks are required, and the campus feels different than it has in the past. COVID-19 has turned this semester upside down, but Wake students have persisted in the... Continue reading “Wake Forest College and The Spanish Flu”

Digits: For Good

On November 5, 2020, World Digital Preservation Day events are taking place under this year’s theme:  Digits: For Good. The Digital Preservation Coalition, which organizes and sponsors events in honor of the global effort to preserve digital content, announced this theme in recognition of the urgent need to protect digital records that relate to the... Continue reading “Digits: For Good”

5 Questions with Scott Adair!

A few days before Scott Adair’s retirement on October 30th, the Communications Committee thought we would ask him 5 Questions about his 35 years at working at the library! 1. What is your most memorable ZSR moment? A lot of things come to mind, like Wanda bursting into my office on 9/11 and telling me... Continue reading “5 Questions with Scott Adair!”

Reminder: Register for Dr. Sam Gladding’s Presention, November 10, 2020

Join us for our third Special Collections & Archives fall program: Off the Courthouse Square: A Memoir of My Life Up to Age 21 with Dr. Sam Gladding Tuesday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET (Registration required) Join ZSR Special Collections and Archives, in partnership with Bookmarks, Winston-Salem’s independent bookstore and non-profit literary society, where... Continue reading “Reminder: Register for Dr. Sam Gladding’s Presention, November 10, 2020”