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Summer viewing recommendations from ZSR!

ZSR has received a wide variety of films recently that can be seen on our New Films page. I would like to suggest a number of these fascinating titles for your possible viewing pleasure; ones with which you might not be familiar. Documentary Features A Great Day in Harlem (1994). DVD 12376. The story of... more

Ten Lists of the Best Books of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s customary to see “Best of _____” lists for every category to appear. We wanted to share ten lists of the “Best Books of 2013” with you, and maybe you’ll find a few that will spark interest with your own favorite authors, genres and styles. The New York Times... more

“Check Out” These Holiday DVD Recommendations

In preparation for the holiday season, don’t forget to check out some of the wonderful selection of holiday DVDs that ZSR has to offer! Mary has pulled many of the holiday titles and displayed them on the small bookshelf by the door of the DVD room. We thought we’d highlight some popular and not so... more

ARTstor Digital Library

The ARTstor Digital Library is one of the newest databases available at ZSR. This collection includes over 1.5 million images from museums, artists and archives, which can be used for research in a variety of disciplines. While the use of images seems clear for the study of the arts, images can also make an impact... more

Introducing “BrowZine”: A Journal Browsing App for Tablets

Do you occasionally find yourself missing the ability to browse a recent issue of a journal? Do you ever feel you might be missing journals related to your discipline? ZSR proudly announces a subscription to BrowZine, a new app for iPads and Android tablets. BrowZine provides access to numerous academic journals across the disciplines. Users... more

New Films: Picks for Summer 2013

Looking for something interesting to watch during your summer break? Take a look at these recent additions to our Film Collection! Barrymore: At the height of his remarkable career, John Barrymore was the most celebrated entertainer of his generation. The reigning king of both Broadway and Hollywood, his decline and fall from grace was the... more

Summer Reading 2013

It’s that time of year, when we (ideally) have more time to kick back and read for pleasure, rather than for a deadline. Here are some recommendations from those of us here at ZSR, as well as some links to new book lists from around the web. If you have recommendations of your own, please... more

New Popular Magazines In Mandlebaum Room

Over the course of the last few years, several publications that had lived in the Mandlebaum Room on the popular magazine shelves either ceased publication or were cancelled. That left us ten slots to fill with new titles. The Research and Instruction team looked at usage data for our current popular titles and print periodicals... more

New Books for Summer Reading

Reading lists abound during the summer months! Here are a few titles that have appeared on different lists, as well as links to other lists with even more recommendations! As always, you can find the newest additions to the ZSR collection on our new books page. Fiction The Cove: Set in the mountains of North... more

New Films for the Summer

Lots of new films are arriving this summer! Stop by the library and check out what’s new in our film collection. Certified Copy: “The great Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami travels to Tuscany for a luminous and provocative romance in which nothing is as it appears.” Film Socialisme: “Legendary director Jean-Luc Godard triumphantly returns to the... more