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The Presence of Absence: New Virtual Exhibit by SCA Medford Curatorial Associate Tsing Liu, ’23

In January, the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center opened an SCA-sponsored exhibit: What Happened? Houck Medford’s Photographic Witness for Floyd County, Virginia, curated by SCA Medford Curatorial Associate Tsing Liu (’23). The exhibit, comprised of platinum photographic prints, will be available to the public through February 24. We are also pleased to announce a virtual exhibit,... Continue reading “The Presence of Absence: New Virtual Exhibit by SCA Medford Curatorial Associate Tsing Liu, ’23”

CozyFEST @ ZSR

On the evening of Friday, January 27th, 2023, the ZSR Library hosted our first CozyFEST, and it will not be our last! This event exceeded our expectations, bringing 119 students into ZSR. We teamed up with the “World Tea Association,” a large and successful student organization that connects members of the WFU community through tea,... Continue reading “CozyFEST @ ZSR”

DH@Wake Presents Fenella France, Library of Congress

The DH@Wake Speaker Series is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Fenella France, Library of Congress, on Monday, January 30 at 3:30 pm in the ZSR Auditorium (404). A light reception will follow in the Special Collections Reading Room. Dr. France is the Chief of the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library... Continue reading “DH@Wake Presents Fenella France, Library of Congress”

Adding Board Games to ZSR: A Team Effort!

Thanks to an incredible team effort across ZSR, we now have a collection of board games ready for checkout! While ZSR has had games available for students on Wilson 4 for over a year, it’s only recently, after conversations with students from the board game club and others at ZSR, that we came up with... Continue reading “Adding Board Games to ZSR: A Team Effort!”

Need to Organize Your Research and Cite Your Sources? Try a Zotero Workshop!

For students, faculty, and staff who need to organize their research and find a better way to cite sources, Zotero may be just what you are looking for! You can register for one of our workshops offered this semester or learn online from our Zotero videos. It only takes 45 minutes in a workshop or... Continue reading “Need to Organize Your Research and Cite Your Sources? Try a Zotero Workshop!”

2022: The Year in Reading

As we bid farewell to 2022, let’s take a moment to review our year in reading. The following titles from our browsing collection represent books that were frequently checked out by members of our reading community in the past year. Additionally, a few ZSR librarians and staff members wanted to share their favorite reads in... Continue reading “2022: The Year in Reading”

Neuroscience Book Club: The Brain in Search of Itself

The Biology Department’s Neuroscience Program has facilitated their book club each semester for many years and offers participation to students, faculty, and staff. This fall’s meeting featured Benjamin Ehrlich’s The Brain in Search of Itself: Santiago Ramón y Cajal and the Story of the Neuron. Over the course of three meetings, about 40 students and... Continue reading “Neuroscience Book Club: The Brain in Search of Itself”

Find a Seat in ZSR!

Use Occuspace and the Waitz app to Find a Seat! The Z. Smith Reynolds Library has rolled out a new solution to help you find a seat in the library called Occuspace and the Waitz app! Occuspace empowers students with real-time data on how busy parts of the library are. You can identify where the... Continue reading “Find a Seat in ZSR!”

Expanded Wake Voices: Inclusive Student Life Update

Over the past two semesters, senior 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... Continue reading “Expanded Wake Voices: Inclusive Student Life Update”

What Happened? Houck Medford’s Photographic Witness for Floyd County, Virginia (Curated by Tsing Liu ’23)

What Happened? Houck Medford’s Photographic Witness for Floyd County, Virginia Curated by Tsing Liu ’23 January 5 – February 24, 2023 Yadkin Cultural Arts Center 226 E Main St, Welborn Gallery, Yadkinville, NC 27055) Opening Reception: Friday, January 13, 5-7PM Situated on a high plateau adjacent to the Blue Ridge escarpment of Southwest Virginia, Floyd... Continue reading “What Happened? Houck Medford’s Photographic Witness for Floyd County, Virginia (Curated by Tsing Liu ’23)”