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ZSR Moving to Remote Service Only

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Emergency Access to Digitized Books in ZSR Print Collection through HathiTrust

In response to the emergency closures of research libraries, the HathiTrust Digital Library has established the Emergency Temporary Access Service. The ETAS enables faculty, staff, and students at member institutions – Wake Forest is a member – to access full-text digital copies of books held in the library’s print collection. Here are the most critical... Continue reading “Emergency Access to Digitized Books in ZSR Print Collection through HathiTrust”

ABCs of Special Collections: M is for…

This ABCs blog post was written by Nancy Sullivan, Volunteer in Special Collections and Archives. ABCs of Special Collections: M is for… W. J. Cash and Margaret Mitchell In 1900, The Mind of the South author Wilbur Joseph (W. J.) Cash was born in the small town of Gaffney, South Carolina (now home to the... Continue reading “ABCs of Special Collections: M is for…”

Remote Access to Library Resources: March 2020

As we all get into the swing of working from home, one thing to know about ZSR’s electronic journals and books is that, usually, they require an on-campus network connection, or something that gives you an on-campus address from home: the University’s VPN, for example, or ZSR links that route you through an on-campus proxy... Continue reading “Remote Access to Library Resources: March 2020”

ZSR Building Closure

ZSR Library will be closed to all visitors, including WFU students, faculty, and staff, as of 5pm, Friday, March 20. Continue reading “ZSR Building Closure”

New Digital Collection: WFU Athletics Audio and Video

Relive some of Wake Forest’s most memorable moments in sports with one of our newest Digital Collections! Our WFU Athletics Audio and Video Collection features significant footage and audio recordings covering full games, highlights, interviews, and features from the WFU Athletics department. The online collection currently covers golf, football and basketball, with events as early... Continue reading “New Digital Collection: WFU Athletics Audio and Video”

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”

Updated Hours & Limited Building Access

Library hours: 8AM to 5PM Mon-Fri. Limited to WFU students, faculty, & staff only. Continue reading “Updated Hours & Limited Building Access”

WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 2020

On Monday, March 9 and 10, the ZSR Library hosted our annual WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions. Eleven graduate students attended the writing sessions in the morning and afternoon, fueled by coffee and lunch generously provided both days by the Dean of the Library, the Dean of the Graduate School,... Continue reading “WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 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”