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Summer Reading at ZSR

We’re gearing up for another season of summer reading– that glorious time of the year when we can kick back and embrace our leisure reading pursuits! Here are a few programs to help you get a jump start on your recreational reading this summer: ZSR Summer Reading Challenge Looking to step outside of your reading... more

WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp Spring 2019 “Shut Up and Write” Sessions

On Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12, the ZSR Library hosted our second annual Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp “Shut Up and Write” Sessions! Twenty-seven graduates students participated in either one or both days of the event. Coffee and tea were available on-demand from 9a-4p, and box lunches were served to all who attended! We... more

Spring Zotero Workshops for Faculty and Students

Are you looking for a way to organize your research or streamline the citation process? Are you ready to migrate from Endnote or RefWorks to an open source solution? Perhaps you want to encourage your students to compose better citations. Zotero can do all these things, and ZSR is once again offering numerous Zotero workshops... more

Valentine’s Day Matchmaking @ ZSR: Blind Date with a Book Returns!

As per library tradition, ZSR hosted its annual Blind Date with a Book (BDWAB) event on Thursday, February 14th. The event promotes leisure reading and engagement with the literary arts for the Wake Forest community and is a favorite among many students! What’s especially entertaining is that each book is wrapped and given a brief... more

OUTBREAK at ZSR – Spring 2019

On Friday, January 18th, 51 students joined volunteers from the ZSR Library for two fun, fast-paced games of OUTBREAK! We left our Nerf Blasters at home and yellow foam balls became the necessary item to stop the zombie horde! We couldn’t host these events without our dedicated volunteers from the ZSR staff and faculty! We... more

The ZSR Ambassadors at Project Pumpkin 2018

On Thursday, October 25th, the ZSR Ambassadors participated in the annual Wake Forest Tradition, Project Pumpkin providing a safe and fun venue for trick-or-treating, carnival games, clowns, entertainment. This year’s theme was “Candyland, from the classic board game, and there were more than 95 student-run booths! Many thanks to the ZSR Ambassadors for running a ZSR... more

WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp @ ZSR 2018

On October 11th the ZSR Library, along with the Graduate School, hosted our second thesis boot camp for WFU graduate students. Both Reynolda campus and Wake Downtown graduate students were invited to attend. Almost double the number of graduate students (27) attended this year’s event! We hosted four workshops on Thursday and ended with some... more

ZSR Open and OUTBREAK! (mini-golf and zombies in the ZSR Library!)

On Friday, August 31st, the ZSR Library did something completely different as part of New Deac Week! First, we hosted an all-new open house event, featuring mini-golf in the Library, called the ZSR Open, and then we followed up that event with pizza in our all-night study room and two games of “OUTBREAK!” our update... more

Save the Dates! Fall 2018 ZSR Events Round-Up

Your friendly ZSR Librarians & Library Ambassadors have planned an event-filled fall– make sure to save the dates for these awesome library events! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar or follow us on our social media channels! August The ZSR Open! Our new library open house & mini-golf event (Friday, Aug. 31st, 5:00-7:00... more

Outbreak! Take Two

After the pilot of our latest incarnation of HvZ called “Outbreak” with the Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows in July, this followup event with SPARC, BUILD, World Wide Wake, MazalWAKE, and others was more than twice at large, with over 250 participants.  These new WFU first-year students and their program assistants fought off the zombie horde... more