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NEW Online Research Instruction Resources from ZSR!

The ZSR Library has many new online research instruction resources to meet the needs of our students, faculty, and staff! We’ve been creating short videos for playlists on our YouTube Channel, adding modules to the WFU Canvas Commons, updating research guides with the latest APA and MLA style guide information, and before the semester begins,... Continue reading “NEW Online Research Instruction Resources from ZSR!”

ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020

The ZSR Library hosted a four-workshop series in June on mis/disinformation online. We’ve had an average of 42 attendees at each online workshop! They’ve been so successful we’ve decided to repeat the series in July! In August, Rosalind Tedford will be creating and leading a workshop on mis/disinformation around vaccines! We’ve also been posting videos... Continue reading “ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020”

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day: Resources in Special Collections & Archives

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Special Collections & Archives recently published an online subject guide to Earth Day and Sustainability. The guide includes links to primary source material throughout our collections documenting the beginnings of the environmental movement through today. These include items available online as well as located in our... Continue reading “Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day: Resources in Special Collections & Archives”

Special Collections & Archives Update 3/16/2020

Following the lead of Wake Forest University’s Coronavirus actions, as well as the decisions that the ZSR Library as a whole are making about hours and access, Special Collections & Archives is closed to the public. We recommend checking the website (zsr.wfu.edu/special), or sending an email (archives@wfu.edu) to ask questions or begin your research. Special Collections... Continue reading “Special Collections & Archives Update 3/16/2020”

Special Collections & Archives Updates and Revised Hours, March 16-20

As the Wake Forest University campus charts its way forward during COVID-19 here are some specific updates for Special Collections & Archives (SCA). ZSR Library will stay on spring break hours through March 22, and during that time period SCA will be open by appointment only, 9-5 (Monday-Friday). Check our website for updates and the... Continue reading “Special Collections & Archives Updates and Revised Hours, March 16-20”

Lecture: Learmond “Buddy” Hayes: First African American Member of the Local Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4-5 pm, ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives Classroom (ZSR624) Join us for a talk with Learmond “Buddy” Hayes as he describes his genealogical research which led to his recent membership as the first African American member of the local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR). He will... Continue reading “Lecture: Learmond “Buddy” Hayes: First African American Member of the Local Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution”

Exhibit: Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-April 3 2020)

Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-June 26, 2020) On exhibit in ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625) An exhibit of materials from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Rare Books Collection, designed by students from Dr. Jessica Richard’s Fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction class Facebook Event| University Calendar Continue reading “Exhibit: Authors, Books, and Readers in 18th Century England (January 1-April 3 2020)”

Early History of Wake Forest College Subject Guide

One of Special Collections and Archives’ current goals is to increase transparency in our collections, including transparency in the history of the university. In the past few years, there has been an increased interest in the early years of Wake Forest, such as the use of enslaved peoples to build the original campus and the... Continue reading “Early History of Wake Forest College Subject Guide”

February is Black History Month and Hop Into History! at Hoots

ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives is celebrating Black History Month with forthcoming blog posts, events, and featured books and collections. To begin highlighting our varied and deep collections, we will be joining other archives and archivists at Hoots Beer Company on February 11th from 5-6:30 for “Hop Into History.” along with Winston-Salem State University,... Continue reading “February is Black History Month and Hop Into History! at Hoots”

Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors

Tuesday, March 3, 4:00-5:30, Room 624, ZSR Library Join us for Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors Dr. Rachel Corbman: A History of Women’s History: Women’s Liberation, Lesbian Feminism, and the Berkshire Conference in the 1970s https://wgss.wfu.edu/dr-rachel-corbman/ Dr. Jayati Lal: Re/presenting ‘Women’s Work’: Towards a Decolonial Feminist Perspective... Continue reading “Research Trends in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies: Perspectives from WGSS Visiting Professors”