During April 2023

Here @ ZSR

New Resource Alert! Introducing…PitchBook!

Thanks to the generous support of the School of Business, we are happy to announce campus-wide access to PitchBook during an initial one year-trial of this powerful and comprehensive venture capital (VC), private equity (PE), and mergers and acquisition (M&A) database. *When you log in you will be asked to enter your Wake Forest email.... Continue reading “New Resource Alert! Introducing…PitchBook!”

DH@Wake Summer Institute Applications are Open

Wake Forest faculty are invited to apply for the 2023 DH@Wake Summer Institute: Digital Projects in the Open. Our 3-day workshop will explore opportunities and resources for publishing digital projects in teaching and research activities. Hosted by ZSR Library’s Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team, the Summer Institute will be held in-person at ZSR Library... Continue reading “DH@Wake Summer Institute Applications are Open”

Winston-Salem Journal Archive Now Available from ZSR!

ZSR Library is pleased to announce that we now provide full, searchable access to both the Winston-Salem Journal (1898-present) and Twin City Sentinel (1906-1985) through the Winston-Salem Journal Current and Historical Archive from Newsbank. This archive will benefit researchers and units across campus as they seek to learn more about the historical contexts of the... Continue reading “Winston-Salem Journal Archive Now Available from ZSR!”

ZSR to Offer Scholarships for Library Student Employees!

Thanks to an initiative launched by the ZSR Library Board of Visitors, we will award five $2,500 scholarships to library student workers for the 2023-2024 academic year. To be eligible, a student must meet the following criteria: Full-time student Strong academic performance In good standing with the University Be an hourly student worker for ZSR... Continue reading “ZSR to Offer Scholarships for Library Student Employees!”

Book Recommendations from the ZSR Board of Visitors

At their spring 2023 meeting, the ZSR Library Board of Visitors shared what they were currently or had recently read. The list created by these dedicated library and Wake Forest supporters was too good not to share! Each title is linked to a description on Goodreads. African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals. After... Continue reading “Book Recommendations from the ZSR Board of Visitors”

Eva Rodtwitt’s Life in Norway, and Occupied Norway

Writing any blog post about a person whose materials are in Special Collections and Archives presents research joys and challenges, with the challenges normally being resolved using resources such as Ancestry.com, online biographies, obituaries, and collections materials. This is my first post where I could not glean much from the usual resources. It became obvious... Continue reading “Eva Rodtwitt’s Life in Norway, and Occupied Norway”

Special Event: The Third King Charles

Whether you’re a royalist or a roundhead, you’ll want to join us for this talk by Dr. Stephanie Koscak on the history and future of the British monarchy! Dr. Koscak’s lecture will be followed by an afternoon tea reception and a pop-up exhibit of materials from the ZSR Library Rare Books Collection. This event is... Continue reading “Special Event: The Third King Charles”

ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at Oxford

Guest blog post by ZSR Ambassador Hope Nitsche (’25) Along with exploring London, I have made an effort during my semester to take trips to other places in the United Kingdom. One of these places I visited was Oxford University, one of the top universities in the world. I had heard good things about the... Continue reading “ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at Oxford”

More Than A Library Podcast

After months of anticipation, More Than A Library Podcast is now live! More Than A Library Podcast serves as a new communication tool; highlighting ZSR’s dedication to inspiring, learning, advancing knowledge, and building community. Season one is an introduction to the various levels within ZSR. Joel and I have had the chance to sit down... Continue reading “More Than A Library Podcast”

The Intersection of Art & Poetry: Unique Forms of Expression

Join us in Special Collections & Archives (Room 625, ZSR Library) to see artist book collaborations between students in CRW300 (Topics in Creative Writing) and Art211 (Introduction to Studio Art Fundamentals)/Art212 (Introduction to Painting). Light refreshments will be served. Continue reading “The Intersection of Art & Poetry: Unique Forms of Expression”