During August 2021

Here @ ZSR

The Welcome Project at ZSR!

“The Welcome Project” began when the people of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library began looking for ways to show all members of our community that they are welcome here. This collaboration has involved not only ZSR Library employees but also people from academic departments and centers across campus. These translations of the word “Welcome” are... Continue reading “The Welcome Project at ZSR!”

J. Barton Benson’s Family Visit to the Graylyn Estate Papers

Earlier this summer, Special Collections and Archives was contacted by Kathleen Hutton, Coordinator of House Experience, at The Graylyn Estate. Kathleen is a frequent user of The Graylyn Estate Collection, but this request was a little more in depth. She explained that the family of J. Barton Benson, master ironworker for the Graylyn Estate, would... Continue reading “J. Barton Benson’s Family Visit to the Graylyn Estate Papers”

ZSR Hours and Spaces for Fall Semester

Masking: ZSR will be following the campus masking guidance and protocols as listed on Our Way Forward and will post signs at our entrances as needed. ZSR Hours for Fall 2021 The whole library, including all of the Reynolds and Wilson wings, will be open: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-1am Friday 7:30am-5pm Saturdays noon to 5pm Sundays 11am... Continue reading “ZSR Hours and Spaces for Fall Semester”

New Deac Week Game Night at ZSR!

On Tuesday, August 17th, the ZSR Library hosted our first big in-person outreach event since March 2020! Game Night @ ZSR was an evening event filled with board games, card games, and awesome trivia courtesy of John Champlin’s famous “Wake, Wake, don’t tell me!” Over 120 students from five different pre-orientation camps attended! We’ve got... Continue reading “New Deac Week Game Night at ZSR!”

75 Years of Wake Forest Demon Deacon (WFDD) Radio

This blog post was written by Nancy Sullivan, Volunteer in Special Collections and Archives. In the 1940s, radio was a crucial source of news and entertainment in a country coming out of economic depression with war on the horizon. Radio could bring news from the front lines of a second world war into the homes... Continue reading “75 Years of Wake Forest Demon Deacon (WFDD) Radio”

New ZSR Resources for Fall 2021

We are excited to share the new resources that we were able to add to the ZSR Library this year! These resources reflect a wide range of subject areas, and we hope that you will find something in this list that will be relevant for your research and teaching. More information about each resource can... Continue reading “New ZSR Resources for Fall 2021”