Outreach

Save the Dates! Fall 2017 Events Round-Up

Your friendly, neighborhood librarians & ZSR Ambassadors have several library events planned for Fall 2017– some new, some recurring, some in collaboration with our amazing campus partners, all awesome and action-packed! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar. September Library Lecture Series- The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America,... more

ZSR Librarians at WFU Faculty House Calls 2017

ZSR had great representation at the annual WFU Faculty House Calls event where faculty go to the first-year residence halls from 6-7 pm(ish) on the Wednesday after classes begin and give out study aids (booklets of post-its and place makers) and chat with students about their first days in the Forest! This year eight librarians... more

Thank You Note Workshop

On Tuesday March 28th, from 5 pm to 7 pm, ZSR and OPCD co-hosted the Say Thanks Workshop. This event featured how to’s and general guidelines from, Jennifer Richwine, the author of With Gratitude: The Power of a thank you note. So many people arrived to take part in the workshop that extra chairs had to... more

Harry Potter Clue Night

On Friday March 24th, the librarians made their final rounds in closing the ZSR for the weekend and the house elves -um- ZSR Ambassadors arrived to transform the library into Hogwarts for Harry Potter Clue Night. Off duty Hogwarts Professor Rebecca May greeted students as they signed in. Ollivander’s wand shop (the circulation desk) offered... more

ZSR Workshops at Wake Downtown!

On Sunday, February 26th, the ZSR Library hosted our first workshops at Wake Downtown. Our Science Librarian, Sarah Jeong, has been holding regular office hours in the Faculty Touchdown space since the beginning of the semester, and now we are offering both “The Right Way to Cite” and “Using Zotero to Manage and Cite Sources”... more

Find Your Nerd Herd, Spring 2017

On Friday, February 10th, from 7:30 pm to 10 pm, the library witnessed a congregation of book-lovers, artists, and cravers alike at Find Your Nerd Herd ! Imagine: a table filled with buttons of various fandoms, ideologies, and deacons, allowed students to add a little customization to their backpacks. Stamps, stationery cards, and envelopes allowed students... more

Blind Date with a Book, Valentine’s Day 2017

On Tuesday, February 14th, the ZSR Library hosted our second “Blind Date with a Book” Event! Our first event was part of the “Arive and THRIVE” event in September. At these events we give away wrapped books with a brief description written on the wrapping (but no title!) Participants read the description, select a book,... more

ZSR Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

ZSR hosted the first Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon event, on Thursday February 9th. ZSR Librarian Amanda Foster lead the workshop on how to edit Wikipedia pages and was supported by the outreach librarian team. Amanda created a list of individuals who have made a tremendous impact on our society yet who do not have much recognition on... more

Humans v Zombies @ ZSR-Spring 2017 Edition

Just when you think you are prepared for anything, that’s when you get the biggest surprise! On Friday, January 27th, the ZSR Library hosted the Spring 2017 edition of Humans v Zombies, and even after seven years of these events, there are still surprises! More young kids associated with WFU and ZSR attended this event... more

Spring Workshops for Faculty and Students

This spring, ZSR will offer 13 weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, encourage your students to attend one of eight Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday session will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of both MLA Seventh and Eighth edition, and APA... more