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Hop Into History!

Tuesday, October 8 and Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Join us from 5-6:30pm at Hoots Beer Company for Hop into History! Chat with archivists from WFU, WSSU, FCPL, Reynolda, and UNCSA and learn more about what types of materials we have in our archives. HISTORY IS FOR EVERYONE!! The exhibit will be kid friendly, and we... Continue reading “Hop Into History!”

The 18th-Century Commonplace Book: Index, Table, Self

Sponsored by Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Wake Forest Humanities Institute, visiting scholar Julie Park will talk about her research on eighteenth century commonplace books, with a reception following the lecture. Dr. Park is a scholar of English literature and culture of the long eighteenth century. Her research examines the unexpected ways in which... Continue reading “The 18th-Century Commonplace Book: Index, Table, Self”

Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-editor of The Walt Whitman Archive

DH@Wake Speaker Series, in conjunction with Special Collections & Archives and the Department of English, presents Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-editor of The Walt Whitman Archive.  Join us on September 24th for this event. Presentation: 4:00-5:00, 404 ZSR Library. Wine and Cheese Reception and Walt Whitman Pop Up Exhibit: 5:00-6:00, Room 625, ZSR Library Continue reading “Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-editor of The Walt Whitman Archive”

WFU Homecoming Events in Special Collections & Archives

September 20: 3-4:30,  Homecoming Open House We welcome alumni, family, and friends to visit our collections and see where Wake Forest’s history “lives.” Visitors will also be able to view a special exhibit: “The Book as Art Object: Local Artists Share Their Work,” in addition to popup exhibits for the Class of 1959 and Wake... Continue reading “WFU Homecoming Events in Special Collections & Archives”

Artist Demo and Exhibit Reception: The Book as Art Object

Join us on September 10 from 4pm-6pm in the ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives Research Room (ZSR625) for an Artist Demo (4:00-5:00) and Exhibit Reception (5:00-6:00) for our current exhibit “The Book as Art Object: Local Winston Salem Artists Share Their Work.“ Books are familiar tools for providing readers with emotional comfort, intellectual content,... Continue reading “Artist Demo and Exhibit Reception: The Book as Art Object”

Winston-Salem Memories II Scanning Session

In partnership with Piedmont Publishing and in preparation for the second volume of Winston-Salem Memories, Special Collections & Archives will host a community public scanning session. Brooke Horn, Piedmont Publishing Acquisition Editor, will digitize items brought to her by students, faculty, and staff. Items will be considered for possible inclusion in the book, and all... Continue reading “Winston-Salem Memories II Scanning Session”

Rajia Hassib: Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors

In partnership with the Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, ZSR Library Special Collections & Archives will host festival author Rajia Hassib in the Special Collections & Archives Research Room (ZSR625) on Friday, September 6th starting at 4:00 pm. Rajia Hassib’s first novel, In the Language of Miracles, was a New York Times Editors’ Choice... Continue reading “Rajia Hassib: Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors”

DH@Wake Workshop Series: Fall 2019

The Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team is pleased to announce our DH@Wake Workshop Series. Below you’ll find a list of our offerings for the fall 2019 semester and a link to our printable calendar of events. All workshops will be held in ZSR 665, 2:30-4:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. Introduction to OpenRefine September 19,... Continue reading “DH@Wake Workshop Series: Fall 2019”

Outbreak @ ZSR-Alumni Edition 2019

After a two-year hiatus, Outbreak @ ZSR-Alumni Edition returned for Summer 2019! In partnership with Alumni Engagement, Laura Harrell and her team marketed the event to local Alumni, Faculty and Staff, who brought their kids and joined in the fun playing humans v zombies in ZSR! Thanks to Alumni Engagement, Kona Ice was served during... Continue reading “Outbreak @ ZSR-Alumni Edition 2019”

Updating Tools and Testing New Ovens: Changes to Collections Management in SCA

New (fiscal) year, new… collections management tool. As I mentioned in my recent post about newly processed collections, SCA and especially I have been busy adopting a new tool to help us manage our materials. Our collections management covers physical control of collections: how many boxes or oversize objects make up a collection, where all of... Continue reading “Updating Tools and Testing New Ovens: Changes to Collections Management in SCA”