Under the Cupola

ZSR en la Noche 2017

On Friday, October 20th, fresh off an amazing NCLA conference, ZSR teamed up with OLAS and the Intercultural Center to host our second ZSR en la Noche! West End Mambo performed from 7:30-10:30, and the members of OLAS brought in food from local restaurants. This was the second time ZSR and OLAS have teamed up... more

What Can CommComm Do For You?

The Communications Committee (CommComm) would like to remind you of who we are, what we do, and most importantly how we can help you communicate to your intended audience. Communications Committee The Communications Committee promotes ZSR library services, resources, and facilities to Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff, as well as the broader Winston-Salem community. The... more

What’s It All About in Special Collections & Archives?

A frequent question heard in ZSR: “So, I have a question for Special Collections & Archives, who should I contact first?” That is a very good question to ask, and here is an answer. While everyone in SCA multitasks to a certain point, we do have people serving as “leads” in particular areas, and it... more

First Human Library Event @ ZSR

On Thursday, September 21st, the ZSR Library hosted our first Human Library event! The event was small but successful, with five books and seven readers. Since the Human Library focuses on dialogue across difference, it was both a great way to acknowledge International Day of Peace, and serve as practice for our next Human Library... more

ZSR Bootcamp: New Student Assistant Orientation & Training

Academic libraries across the country rely heavily on a student workforce to help maintain crucial library functions and provide essential services to the University community. According to the Academic Libraries National Center for Education Statistics 2012 report student employees account for approximately 31 percent of full time equivalent hours in all U.S. academic libraries.  Here... more

Preservation Enclosures Workshop

I was fortunate to attend a workshop called: Enclosures for Preservation and Beyond at The North Bennett Street School in Boston, December 3-4. The first thing I discovered was that the school had moved three years ago, from the original location (on North Bennett Street) to a nearby location on North Street. This provided the... more

ZSR Ambassadors 2016-17 Cohort

On November 30th, we welcomed the 2016-17 cohort of ZSR Ambassadors. We have 16 full time members and two “consulting seniors,” who love ZSR so much they wanted to spend their last semester of college contributing to the library. You can read the ambassador bios to learn more about our group. We look forward to... more

Welcome to Inside ZSR!

The ZSR Library’s Professional Development blog is now Inside ZSR. We’ve modified this blog to provide a space for posts that have a greater focus on internal news and stories, and enhance the design and organization of this existing channel. If you are a dedicated reader to this blog (or would like to become one), we invite... more