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ABCs of Special Collections: L is for…

This ABCs blog post was written by Nancy Sullivan, Volunteer in Special Collections & Archives. L is for… Laurence Stallings Papers Having a prolific writing career that spanned five decades and a most interesting and accomplished life, one quickly concludes that a blog post about Laurence Tucker Stallings can only be a “tip of the... more

ZSR Open and OUTBREAK! (mini-golf and zombies in the ZSR Library!)

On Friday, August 31st, the ZSR Library did something completely different as part of New Deac Week! First, we hosted an all-new open house event, featuring mini-golf in the Library, called the ZSR Open, and then we followed up that event with pizza in our all-night study room and two games of “OUTBREAK!” our update... more

DH@Wake Summer Institute

In May and August, the Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication team hosted the inaugural DH@Wake Summer Institute, a weeklong digital humanities workshop for Wake Forest University faculty. Faculty from departments ranging from foreign languages to anthropology to history explored digital humanities tools and methods for research with librarians who support digitally inflected scholarship. Daily topics... more

Mary Beth Lock Appointed Assistant Dean

Mary Beth Lock has been appointed as Assistant Dean for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. In this new role, she will coordinate promotions and contract renewals for library faculty, oversee committees, and serve as part of the library renovations planning team. She will continue to manage Access Services for the library. Ms. Lock earned her... more

New Graphic Novels and Comics Collection

Perhaps you missed the recent announcement that (for the first time ever) a graphic novel made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize? This nomination of Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina is just one example of the increased attention that sequential art formats have seen in recent years. And we’re paying attention, too! Last year we created... more

Fall Events in Special Collections & Archives

Exhibit: The Art of Documentation: From Research to Publication June 1 – September 28 Location: Special Collections & Archives Research Room (625) This exhibit introduces you to the wide range of WFU faculty expertise and experience in their areas of research. Different disciplines ranging from anthropology, chemistry, and history are presented. The exhibit includes primary... more

Fall Workshops for Faculty and Students

Data Analysis in R Faculty Learning Community: Sign up by September 10. Copyright in the Classroom Tuesday, September 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Location: Room 665 Friday, October 5, 12-1 p.m. Location: Room 665 There is a mistaken belief that all classroom use of copyrighted content is protected as educational use. While some protections for educational uses... more

Electronic Resources News

Added: ACS Symposium Series eBooks: Topics include agricultural and food chemistry, cellulose and renewable materials, chemical education, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials and others. American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: A collection of American periodicals. Dance Online: Dance in Video: Covers the full scope of 20th and 21st century dance. Early European Books: ZSR... more

NC Baptist Historical Collection Update (Special Collections & Archives)

Special Collections & Archives (SCA) is well known for its North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection which contains materials on Southern, Missionary, Primitive, African-American, Union, and Alliance of Baptist churches. The collections include over 16,000 books, periodicals, association annuals and other printed materials, church records, association minutes, church vertical files, and more than 12,000 biographical folders... more

Save the Dates! Fall 2018 ZSR Events Round-Up

Your friendly ZSR Librarians & Library Ambassadors have planned an event-filled fall– make sure to save the dates for these awesome library events! For more upcoming library events, check out our calendar or follow us on our social media channels! August The ZSR Open! Our new library open house & mini-golf event (Friday, Aug. 31st, 5:00-7:00... more