ZSR Library Letters

News and more from ZSR Library

Celebrating Our 2023 ZSR Library Employee Awards Winners

Each spring, ZSR Library celebrates the achievements of our employees at the annual Employee Recognition & Awards Luncheon. At this year’s event on May 17, six colleagues were recognized for their contributions to ZSR this past year in one of four awards categories: Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year: David Link, Public Services Outstanding Faculty... Continue reading “Celebrating Our 2023 ZSR Library Employee Awards Winners”

2019 ZSR Employee Awards

On Thursday, May 23 the staff and faculty of the ZSR Library gathered in the Magnolia Room in Reynolda Hall for an Employee Recognition Luncheon to reflect on the previous year’s accomplishments and highlight some outstanding employees. We also honored ZSR employees who are celebrating significant milestones.  Awards were presented by Tim Pyatt, Dean of... Continue reading “2019 ZSR Employee Awards”

From the Dean

The season of spring always brings to mind fresh starts, renewal, and opportunity. It is no different here at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library as we look forward to an exciting spring semester. For the first time in my tenure as dean, we will launch a multiyear plan for the library. The plan will focus... Continue reading “From the Dean”

Mary Beth Lock Appointed Assistant Dean

Mary Beth Lock has been appointed as Assistant Dean for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. In this new role, she will coordinate promotions and contract renewals for library faculty, oversee committees, and serve as part of the library renovations planning team. She will continue to manage Access Services for the library. Ms. Lock earned her... Continue reading “Mary Beth Lock Appointed Assistant Dean”

ZSR Outstanding Employees of the Year Underscore Annual Luncheon

Z. Smith Reynolds Library held its annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on May 25 to acknowledge the great work faculty and staff accomplished this academic year. The underscore of the gathering was the announcement of ZSR’s Outstanding Faculty Employee of the Year, and Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year. The event was organized by ZSR’s Employee... Continue reading “ZSR Outstanding Employees of the Year Underscore Annual Luncheon”

Travis Manning completes CORE training

On the afternoon of March 2, I was pleased to be the invited guest of Travis Manning at a luncheon for all those who completed the components of CORE last year. Offered through the Professional Development Center at WFU, the CORE training (Cultivating our Organization to Realize Excellence) is a series of classes that focus... Continue reading “Travis Manning completes CORE training”

Message from the Dean

The fall semester saw the launch of several newly renovated spaces in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. On October 27, we officially dedicated our new Scholars Commons, a remodeled study space designed for our students. This renovation was supported by a donation from John Cooper (’72, MA ’73) and his wife Lynn Eickholt (’74). The... Continue reading “Message from the Dean”

Message from the Dean

It has been an exciting summer in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. We transformed dated spaces into collaborative and productive areas to support teaching, research and learning. On the fourth level of the Reynolds Wing, the newly refinished Scholars Commons overlooks the Atrium. Every productive and ergonomic seat has access to power and related technology.... Continue reading “Message from the Dean”

Annual Luncheon Recognizes Value of ZSR Library Employees

Z. Smith Reynolds Library faculty and staff gathered on May 19 to take a moment to recognize a job well done for the 2016-17 academic year during the annual Employee Recognition Luncheon. The highlight of the event was the announcement of the recipients of the Outstanding Staff Employee of the Year, and Outstanding Faculty Employee... Continue reading “Annual Luncheon Recognizes Value of ZSR Library Employees”

Engaged Humanities at ZSR

This summer, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library received $350,000 of the $650,000 grant awarded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Engaged Humanities at Wake Forest University. The library will use the award to expand its digital scholarship program in partnership with the Humanities Institute. ZSR will create a new digital scholarship collaboration... Continue reading “Engaged Humanities at ZSR”