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New Proxy for Off-Campus Access

ZSR recently switched to a new proxy service for off-campus access to library resources. Our proxy is what prompts you to login with your WFU username and password before connecting you to electronic journals, databases, ebooks, and other resources when you are off campus. Links have been updated on the Library’s website, and in our... Continue reading “New Proxy for Off-Campus Access”

Wear Your Mask

As we are beginning the Spring Semester in the middle of a significant uptick in COVID cases, and even in our highly vaccinated and boosted environment, we still need to be conscientious about mask wearing. As WFU president Dr. Wente stated in her start of semester email to campus: Each individual and the choices we all... Continue reading “Wear Your Mask”

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”

ZSR Summer Hours 2021

Welcome to summer! We are excited to offer the following hours. Summer Hours Monday-Thursday 8AM-10PM Friday 8AM-5PM Saturday Closed Sunday 4PM-10PM Holiday Hours and Closures May 28 (Friday) Closing at 3PM May 30-31 (Sunday-Monday) Closed for Memorial Day June 18 (Friday) Closed for Juneteenth July 4-5 (Sunday-Monday) Closed for Independence Day For more hours, see... Continue reading “ZSR Summer Hours 2021”

Update on ZSR’s Streaming Video Policy: Good News!

Beginning immediately, ZSR Library will again be able to fulfill faculty requests for streaming videos, regardless of whether those videos are available for commercial rental by students. Over the past year, due to budget constraints, we have had to ask instructors to assign students to view films independently via Netflix subscription, rental from Amazon Prime,... Continue reading “Update on ZSR’s Streaming Video Policy: Good News!”

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!”

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”

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”