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Newly Processed and Recently Updated Collections, 2023-2024

At the end of each school year, I do my best to review the newly available collection finding aids. Special Collections’ student assistants have been working at such a pace this year that I’m not done updating online finding aids for all the collections that they worked on! In December 2023, I published 28 new... Continue reading “Newly Processed and Recently Updated Collections, 2023-2024”

NC Live Access for Alumni

Did you know that you can still access many of your favorite library resources after you graduate? As an alumni, you can find job search tools, small business support, academic articles, language learning, and more through the library. Here’s how it works: Follow the link below to access your free 10-day pass through Wake Forest... Continue reading “NC Live Access for Alumni”

2024 ZSR Board of Visitors Virtual Book Club

Join us for an exploration of two books about food: the science of food, agribusiness, flavor engineering, the mystique of haute cuisine, and plenty of other juicy topics. Land of Milk and Honey by C Pam Zhang Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:00 pm ET When the world’s food crops are devastated by a smog that... Continue reading “2024 ZSR Board of Visitors Virtual Book Club”

What Are You Working On? With Emily Houlditch

In August of last year, I started as a Reference and Processing Assistant in Special Collections and Archives. Coming to this work mid-career, with a background in teaching, I draw on existing skill sets for some tasks but face a learning curve for others. I can’t emphasize enough how encouraging and supportive the Special Collections... Continue reading “What Are You Working On? With Emily Houlditch”

AY25 ZSR Student Employee Scholarship Winners

Thanks to support from the ZSR Library Board of Visitors and other donors, we awarded ten $2,500 scholarships to library student workers for the 2024-2025 academic year. To be eligible, students must have met the following criteria: Full-time student Strong academic performance In good standing with the University Be an hourly student worker for ZSR... Continue reading “AY25 ZSR Student Employee Scholarship Winners”

Digging into the Financial Times

As we head into the summer holiday your Business Liaisons wanted to highlight a couple of great features and content available via ZSR’s subscription to the Financial Times/FT.com. Not taking full advantage of your full-access to FT.com? Check out the information here to get access today! Highlight and “See Related Articles” feature: Reading an article... Continue reading “Digging into the Financial Times”

ZSR Writers’ Camp 2024 Book Launch and Recap

On Thursday, May 2nd, the student authors who participated in Writers’ Camp 2024 were celebrated at the book launch for the fourth volume of “Famous First Words: Writers’ Camp 2024.” Writers’ Camp was the final event in the Sam Gladding Writing Experience. After weeks of writing, the authors handed over their work to an editor... Continue reading “ZSR Writers’ Camp 2024 Book Launch and Recap”

Celebrating Our 2024 Student Employee of the Year

On May 2, ZSR Library honored our student employees at the annual student appreciation party, recognizing all that our students to do help us be successful. As part of the celebration, Dean Tim Pyatt specially recognized our 2024 Student Employee of the Year, Jessica Creviston. Jess is a student employee in Resource Services and has... Continue reading “Celebrating Our 2024 Student Employee of the Year”

5 Questions with Claire Nyles Suer

Welcome back to another installment of 5 Questions! If you would like to choose 5 Questions yourself, feel free to choose 5 from this form. Claire Nyles Suer Claire Nyles Suer, Continuing Resources & Database Management Specialist Tell us about what you do at ZSR Library? I play a part in a lot of the... Continue reading “5 Questions with Claire Nyles Suer”

Expanding Wake Voices Update

Since 2022, graduate student Parker Beverly has been focusing her efforts on the collecting of oral history interviews through the Expanding Wake Voices: Inclusive Student Life project. Thanks to donor support, this important work continues to expand the History of Wake Forest oral history project, with a new focus on the student experience throughout the... Continue reading “Expanding Wake Voices Update”