Events & Classes

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library features a variety of events and classes. The library often partners with other units on campus to offer these programs. For more information, contact the library. Below is a list of upcoming events and classes.

  • ZSR Library, The Writing Center, ZSR 426
    On Sunday, December 11, the Writing Center will be hosting "Late Night at the Writing Center" from 8:00PM-12:00AM. This event will give students the opportunity to utilize the Writing Center as a workspace while tutors will be available to answer questions and and offer brief 15-20 minutes consultations as needed. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in hourly activities that will teach them writing and revision strategies that they can apply to their final papers, as well as stress reduction methods they can use during finals' week. The event can only accommodate 25 students, so those who are interested should sign-up in advance. Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2h7m2xX
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    Have you explored Google Drive? Did you know that with Google Drive, you can create, share, and simultaneously collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, surveys, and presentations? If not, this class is for you! Google Drive is dramatically changing the way we share and collaborate on files! In this fun, hands-on class, we will explore Google Drive's home interface, we will create files with Google Drive, and we will take a look at how to upload and share our own previously created files to Google Drive. Join us! PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see our list of Sakai offerings for additional tool-specific workshops to expand your knowledge of Sakai. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see our list of Sakai offerings for additional tool-specific workshops to expand your knowledge of Sakai. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Room 204
    The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of learning containing multiple pages and subpages for arrangement and delivery of content organized by lesson. Each individual lesson you create may be assigned a starting date, hiding the lesson until it has been assigned to students. Sakai 10 includes additional tools within Lessons: polls, student-generated content with rubric grading and peer review, gradable comments, and embedded videos. Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. If you are a new faculty to Wake Forest, and you are an experienced user of other LMSs, please attend the Introduction to Sakai workshop prior to arriving. See our list of Sakai offerings for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Training will be provided in Pugh Auditorium for individuals designated by federal law (Clery Act) as Campus Security Authorities (CSA). People in this group include but are not limited to: advisors to registered student organizations, coaches for Intercollegiate Athletics and Intramural Sports, Directors of Residence Life and staff who directly monitor student residences, Deans, Vice Presidents for Student Life, Directors of Student Development, Director and Advisors for International Studies, and Directors of the Benson Center. This training covers the requirements of the federal law regarding Campus Security Authorities and the Violence Against Women Act. Individuals who received an invitation to this training have been identified as being CSAs. Newly identified CSAs and those who previously attended this course should both attend as the law has expanded and includes new regulations. CSAs are required by law to forward reports of crime to the University Police. S ome of the information can be statistical in nature and other reports may require detailed information, especially if there is a danger to the campus. The Department of Education levies fines for any violation of the law and each violation carries a $35,000 fine. Wake Forest is one of the few universities that have passed a DOE Clery Audit without any identified issues. We are working very hard to comply with this program and we need the help of everyone identified as a CSA. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    There will be a one (1) day required workshop for administrators who are responsible for all areas of Clery compliance on a campus, those who are responsible for areas that must provide data, information and statistics and anyone who supervise/manage any aspect of the Clery Act and the new 2008 HEOA security and safety requirements. This class is necessary for staff from the following areas: General Counsel/Legal Office; Judicial Affairs; Dean of Students; Risk Management; Emergency Management; University Audit Offices; Business Offices, Residence Life and Housing, Campus Life, Student Organizations, Athletics, etc. This course will provide basic information about collecting, classifying, and counting crimes; on-going disclosure responsibilities; addressing the required policies for the institutions annual security and fire report; and requirements in the areas of emergency response, and missing persons. The overview and updates for administrators is offered for people who have had previous training.This class will review Campus Security Authority Requirements and their Title IX requirements. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.
  • ZSR Library, Atrium
    Join us for a game of Humans V. Zombies in the ZSR Library! We will use Nerf Dart Blasters to ward off the Zombies in ZSR! (Bring your Nerf Dart Blasters if you have! ZSR will have some Nerf blasters if you need one!) This event is co-sponsored by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the WFU Student Activities Fund.
  • ZSR Library, Special Collections & Archives Research Room (Room 625)
    "Deep into that Darkness Peering": Gothic Literature from the ZSR Rare Books Collection is on exhibit in the Special Collections & Archives reading room (ZSR 625). The exhibit features books and other materials from ZSR's collection of 18th and 19th century gothic fiction.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    With the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, millions of people continue to be displaced. After Spring is the story of what happens next. By following two refugee families in transition and aid workers fighting to keep the camp running, viewers will experience what is like to live in Zaatari, the largest camp for Syrian refugees. With no en in sight for the conflict or this refugee crisis, everyone must decide if they can rebuild their lives in a place that was never meant to be permanent.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Albritton Lecture by Gay Byron, Professor of New Testament and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Howard University School of Divinity. Sponsored by the Department for the Study of Religions.
  • ZSR Library, Library Auditorium (Room 404)
    Please join us for our 2016/17 SAC Meetings! Each month we welcome guests that help us keep in touch with what is happening on campus, and how those happenings affect staff. There may be raffles??? Come find out!

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