Alerts & Updates

Here @ ZSR

We are in the HOME STRETCH!

This has been an extraordinary year, and, like everything else, we also have to modify our signature “Wake the Library” end of semester programming this spring. But, ZSR is happy to announce a handful of initiatives that will help to ease the end-of-semester crunch for our Deacs! Extended Hours Starting on Reading Day, the library... Continue reading “We are in the HOME STRETCH!”

Call for Applications: Faculty Workshop on Integrating Information Literacy Skills in Introductory Courses

ZSR Library invites all Wake Forest faculty teaching divisionals, first year seminars, and introductory writing courses to join us in a 3-day workshop on advancing the information literacy skills of students taking introductory courses. Faculty who would like to further develop or engage with information literacy concepts or skills in their courses are encouraged to... Continue reading “Call for Applications: Faculty Workshop on Integrating Information Literacy Skills in Introductory Courses”

ZSR Reopens at 4pm on Sunday

ZSR will reopen for student use at 4pm on Sunday, February 21. We will resume our regular operating hours. Some of our more remote areas of the library (Reynolds room 611 and Wilson wing, level 1) will be unavailable as study space, but we will continue to have nearly 300 socially distanced spaces for students.... Continue reading “ZSR Reopens at 4pm on Sunday”

Improving Accessibility in Virtual Spaces

For almost a year, we’ve been rushing from one virtual meeting to the next, and learning to schedule and host Zoom meetings as we go. One aspect of organizing virtual events that may get lost in the rush to learn and adapt to new technologies is accessibility. The Wake Forest Accessible Working Content Group has... Continue reading “Improving Accessibility in Virtual Spaces”

Restricted Access to ZSR

Access to ZSR Library is currently restricted due to University health concerns. Continue reading “Restricted Access to ZSR”

ZSR Spring Update #3: Spring Hours

The ZSR Library started spring semester hours on Wednesday January 27.  The weekday hours are 8am to 11pm Monday through Thursday, (extending weekday hours one hour later than in the Fall) and 8am to 5pm on Fridays. Our weekend hours at the beginning of the semester will be limited.  To start with we will be... Continue reading “ZSR Spring Update #3: Spring Hours”

ZSR Spring Update #2: Using Ebooks and Streaming Media

As we mark the start of our spring semester on campus, we wanted to create some blog posts with reminders about ZSR operations and services. Last week we covered accessing physical materials. This week we’re covering ebooks and streaming media. We hope these are helpful as we return to campus and classes get underway. Ebooks... Continue reading “ZSR Spring Update #2: Using Ebooks and Streaming Media”

ZSR Spring Update #1: Access to Physical Materials

As we look to the start of our spring semester on campus, we wanted to create some blog posts with reminders about ZSR operations and services. We hope these are helpful as we return to campus and classes get underway. When it comes to accessing the physical materials in ZSR, the most important thing to... Continue reading “ZSR Spring Update #1: Access to Physical Materials”

ZSR Access Options During Intersession

Until January 24th campus access is restricted. Please see below for how this affects ZSR Access for various groups on campus: Faculty/Staff: Starting January 4th through the 10th, the Library will be closed but access to the 24/7 Reading Room where the smart lockers are located, will be available. You can request materials online and... Continue reading “ZSR Access Options During Intersession”

Reminder! Upcoming Program by Jenny Puckett (September 15)–you must register to attend!

Sept 15, Tuesday 5:30: Jenny R. Puckett and her new book, Thine Ancient Days: A WFU History, 1818-1956 (In partnership with the Wake Forest Historical Museum) Registration: https://registration.secure.wfu.edu/thine-ancient-days-a-wfu-history-by-professor-jenny-puckett-0007313 Jenny Robinson Puckett graduated from Wake Forest University in 1971. After completing the Master of Arts degree at Middlebury College, she taught Spanish for many years at... Continue reading “Reminder! Upcoming Program by Jenny Puckett (September 15)–you must register to attend!”