Beyond the Desk

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ZSR Innovation Grants Awarded 2023-2024

In the fall of 2020 with support from the ZSR Board of Visitors, we started offering innovation grants to ZSR faculty and staff to encourage experimentation and new ideas. These grants have made activities from workshops to Little Free Libraries possible. Grants range in size from $50 to $2,000 and you can read about some... Continue reading “ZSR Innovation Grants Awarded 2023-2024”

ZSR at the June Alumni Admissions Forum!

On Friday, June 21st, over 160 students and families attended the June Alumni Admissions Forum. After their campus tour, they returned to Byrum Hall, where a wide variety of student support services were ready to tell our stories! ZSR had a table between the WakerSpace and Athletics, and we talked to 58 people in an... Continue reading “ZSR at the June Alumni Admissions Forum!”

NC Live Access for Alumni

Did you know that you can still access many of your favorite library resources after you graduate? As an alumni, you can find job search tools, small business support, academic articles, language learning, and more through the library. Here’s how it works: Follow the link below to access your free 10-day pass through Wake Forest... Continue reading “NC Live Access for Alumni”

2024 ZSR Board of Visitors Virtual Book Club

Join us for an exploration of two books about food: the science of food, agribusiness, flavor engineering, the mystique of haute cuisine, and plenty of other juicy topics. Land of Milk and Honey by C Pam Zhang Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:00 pm ET When the world’s food crops are devastated by a smog that... Continue reading “2024 ZSR Board of Visitors Virtual Book Club”

AY25 ZSR Student Employee Scholarship Winners

Thanks to support from the ZSR Library Board of Visitors and other donors, we awarded ten $2,500 scholarships to library student workers for the 2024-2025 academic year. To be eligible, students must have met the following criteria: Full-time student Strong academic performance In good standing with the University Be an hourly student worker for ZSR... Continue reading “AY25 ZSR Student Employee Scholarship Winners”

Digging into the Financial Times

As we head into the summer holiday your Business Liaisons wanted to highlight a couple of great features and content available via ZSR’s subscription to the Financial Times/FT.com. Not taking full advantage of your full-access to FT.com? Check out the information here to get access today! Highlight and “See Related Articles” feature: Reading an article... Continue reading “Digging into the Financial Times”

ZSR Writers’ Camp 2024 Book Launch and Recap

On Thursday, May 2nd, the student authors who participated in Writers’ Camp 2024 were celebrated at the book launch for the fourth volume of “Famous First Words: Writers’ Camp 2024.” Writers’ Camp was the final event in the Sam Gladding Writing Experience. After weeks of writing, the authors handed over their work to an editor... Continue reading “ZSR Writers’ Camp 2024 Book Launch and Recap”

Celebrating Our 2024 Student Employee of the Year

On May 2, ZSR Library honored our student employees at the annual student appreciation party, recognizing all that our students to do help us be successful. As part of the celebration, Dean Tim Pyatt specially recognized our 2024 Student Employee of the Year, Jessica Creviston. Jess is a student employee in Resource Services and has... Continue reading “Celebrating Our 2024 Student Employee of the Year”

5 Questions with Claire Nyles Suer

Welcome back to another installment of 5 Questions! If you would like to choose 5 Questions yourself, feel free to choose 5 from this form. Claire Nyles Suer Claire Nyles Suer, Continuing Resources & Database Management Specialist Tell us about what you do at ZSR Library? I play a part in a lot of the... Continue reading “5 Questions with Claire Nyles Suer”

ZSR Little Free Libraries at the WFU Spring Equinox Festival

On Sunday, March 24th, the ZSR Library participated in the WFU Spring Equinox Celebration. This annual festive gathering of people, plants, and animals is hosted by the Office of Sustainability at the Campus Garden on Polo Road to kick off Wake Forest’s campuswide Earth Month. This was the third festival where ZSR had a table,... Continue reading “ZSR Little Free Libraries at the WFU Spring Equinox Festival”