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Intersections: Roads of Honor

Intersections: Roads of Honor “Intersections: Roads of Honor,” a popup exhibit featuring historical images and biographies of the honorees as well as a map, will be on display on campus in Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s Special Collections and Archives, Room 625 (September 2), Shorty’s exhibit case in Benson University Center (September 13) , and during... Continue reading “Intersections: Roads of Honor”

Naomi Novik: Bookmarks Festival Authors in Schools

ZSR will be hosting best-selling fantasy author Naomi Novik on Friday, September 23, at 4:00 p.m. in Special Collections & Archives (room 625). She’ll be giving a talk and signing books as part of the Bookmarks Festival Authors-in-Schools program. This event is free and open to all students, faculty, and staff (and their friends and... Continue reading “Naomi Novik: Bookmarks Festival Authors in Schools”

Study Sunday @ ZSR

Last year, ZSR hosted a series of “Study Sundays” in ZSR during the first month of classes! We found that our numbers dropped precipitously after the first week, so this year we focused on one “Study Sunday” event on the first Sunday afternoon of the semester. Last year we had small giveaway items like ZSR... Continue reading “Study Sunday @ ZSR”

We Asked Our Student Ambassadors, “What Should New Students Know About ZSR?”

The ZSR Ambassadors are the library’s student advocacy group, supporting ZSR through programmatic assistance and candid feedback. Since the inception of this program in 2012, our Ambassadors have offered a student voice for outreach, service, and facility considerations, and the group is frequently consulted by library administration for their perspective and counsel. In recent years,... Continue reading “We Asked Our Student Ambassadors, “What Should New Students Know About ZSR?””

Faculty House Calls 2022 (ZSR Edition!)

On Wednesday, August 23rd, Wake Forest’s Office of Residence Life and Housing hosted the 11th annual “Faculty House Calls.” This event pairs up WFU Faculty, RL&H Staff, and RAs in teams that go door to door in the first-year residence halls giving out free “merch” (this year, we handed out color-changing cups with the residence... Continue reading “Faculty House Calls 2022 (ZSR Edition!)”

Special Collections & Archives: An Update for the New Academic Year

With the start of a new school year, we frequently hear: “So, I have a question for Special Collections & Archives, who should I contact first?” The first, best place to start is archives@wfu.edu, your go-to for reference questions, requesting instruction for classes, or donations. Messages sent to this email go to Finley, Megan, Rebecca,... Continue reading “Special Collections & Archives: An Update for the New Academic Year”

Exciting Zotero Updates & Upcoming Workshops

Back in March, Zotero released its long-anticipated version 6, the biggest and most exciting update in Zotero’s 15-year history. Zotero 6 brings with it some amazing new features designed to streamline your research workflow, including a new tabbed interface, a built-in PDF reader with annotation tools, and a more robust authoring experience for Zotero notes.... Continue reading “Exciting Zotero Updates & Upcoming Workshops”

New! Unlimited Zotero Storage, Courtesy of ZSR

Many of the great features included in the new Zotero 6 are designed to transform the experience of reading the many PDFs you’ve saved to Zotero. Up until today, Wake Forest users who wanted to sync their Zotero PDFs across devices had to either pay for additional Zotero storage or find a workaround. Not anymore!... Continue reading “New! Unlimited Zotero Storage, Courtesy of ZSR”

Fast, Fun, Tours of the ZSR Library – Move-in Day 2022

On Wednesday, August 17th, the ZSR Library hosted fast, fun tours of the ZSR Library for new students and their families as part of the move-in day activities! Tours started in the 24-hour room, where new students and families could grab a cup of gelato and then head out on a whirlwind tour of the... Continue reading “Fast, Fun, Tours of the ZSR Library – Move-in Day 2022”

ZSR Game Night – August 2022

On Monday, August 15th, from 7-9 pm, 55 students from three of the many pre-orientation camps now offered by WFU attended a game night in the ZSR Library. Participants from “Fresh in the Forest,” WakeABLE, MazelWAKE, and WakeWell joined an intrepid group of librarians for a fun evening (and consumed lots of gelato!) We even... Continue reading “ZSR Game Night – August 2022”