During May 2023

Here @ ZSR

Recent Donation by Daniel V. Townsend, Jr.

Towards the end of the spring semester, we hosted a visit by Daniel V. Townsend, Jr., when he donated a copy of his most recent book, Hold Tight to Your Blessings. We added the volume to the SCA collection, and have noted him as a Wake Forest author. The book is available for researchers in... Continue reading “Recent Donation by Daniel V. Townsend, Jr.”

ZSR Board of Visitors’ Virtual Summer Book Club

This summer book club is hosted by Molly Keener, ZSR’s Director of Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication, and Shannon Bothwell, Chair of the ZSR Board of Visitors. Join us via Zoom for lively discussions of two books on art, one fiction, and one non-fiction. Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li Thursday, June 22,... Continue reading “ZSR Board of Visitors’ Virtual Summer Book Club”

ZSR Library Summer 2023 Building Renovations

ZSR Library is excited to announce some summer improvement projects to make the building even better! Updates to project dates and descriptions will be available here. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please email askzsr@wfu.edu or call 336-758-4932 with any questions. Pardon our dust while we work on the following projects: Elevator Replacement (May 22 –... Continue reading “ZSR Library Summer 2023 Building Renovations”

Expanded Wake Voices Oral History Project: Spring 2023 Update

Parker Beverly (’23) recently drafted the update below for our Expanded Wake Voices Oral History Project in Special Collections & Archives. Parker has served as the Coordinator for this project through her senior year and I am pleased to report that she will continue in this role for the next two years, as she enters... Continue reading “Expanded Wake Voices Oral History Project: Spring 2023 Update”

Newly Processed Collections This Year

I am back for my annual update about newly processed collections in Special Collections and Archives. Our finding aids landing page always shows the five most recently published finding aids but across the space of the academic year, thanks to the work of our student assistants, we’re updating and processing many collections. This year, we’ve... Continue reading “Newly Processed Collections This Year”

National Day of Action at ZSR

In April, the WFU Education Department and Education Library reached out to the ZSR Library, hoping to collaborate on a program for the Wednesday, May 3rd, “National Day of Action” sponsored by The African American Policy Forum (AAPF), an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality.... Continue reading “National Day of Action at ZSR”

Celebrating Our 2023 Student Employee of the Year

On Friday, April 28th, ZSR Library hosted a celebratory end of the year pizza party to honor our student employees, without whom ZSR could not operate. As part of this annual celebration, Dean Tim Pyatt recognized our 2023 ZSR Student Employee of the Year, Jacquelinne Marroquin. Jacqui is a student employee in the Research, Instruction,... Continue reading “Celebrating Our 2023 Student Employee of the Year”