Wake the Library

Five ZSR Spaces for Serious Study

Final exams are drawing closer, and you need to find a study are where you can put down roots for a few hours. There’s one problem: the study rooms are occupied, areas like the Atrium and Government Documents on Reynolds 4 won’t work, and you want to find a place that is truly out of the... more

Celebrating 10 Years of Wake the Library!

This semester marks the 10th anniversary of Wake the Library! Thousands of cups of coffee, pizza slices, and sleepless nights have ingrained this event into the library’s consciousness– and it all began in the spring semester of 2006. Prior to this time, ZSR was open from 7 am to midnight, forcing students to find other study... more

Wake the Library – Spring 2015

Today, May 7, 2015, marks the end of yet another successful spring Wake the Library (WTL) week. This semester, WTL featured many new components that will hopefully be added to some of the traditions that encompass our WTL week. Many of the new WTL additions this semester were facilitated by the ZSR Library Ambassadors, University... more

It’s Time to Wake the Library!

Finals week is around the corner & we are gearing up for the popular tradition known as Wake the Library (WTL)! This well-known event lasts through exam week and seeks to motivate and energize students to close-out the semester strong. This semester, Wake the Library begins on Sunday, December 7th and runs through Friday, December... more

#myzsr Guide to Finals Week: Finding Your Happy Place

ZSR and the The Writing Center are teaming up to bring you the #myzsr Guide to Finals Week– a weekly series of valuable advice, tried-and-true strategies, and insider information to help you survive THRIVE during exam week! This week’s installment . . . Finding Your Happy Place You don’t have to be a New York... more

#myzsr Guide to Finals Week: 5 Research Hacks to Know

ZSR and the The Writing Center are teaming up to bring you the #myzsr Guide to Finals Week– a weekly series of valuable advice, tried-and-true strategies, and insider information to help you survive THRIVE during exam week! Week One: 5 Research Hacks to Know. They’re coming. Getting closer. You can feel it in the air,... more

Monday Night’s “Wake The Library”

On the evening of Monday, May 2nd, Wanda, Prentice, Angela and I were on deck to serve 325 Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, bananas, grapes and water to our students! We arrived at 11pm only to be reminded that “Wake The Library” is such a well-planned event that there was little to do prior to the food arriving.... more

Wake The Library Video Station

Check out ZSR’s newest addition to Wake The Library — the Video Station, located near the Circulation desk. Think of the Video Station as a video graffiti wall. Much like you’d paint all over the graffiti wall when you’re taking a study break, the video station is an outlet for your thoughts. Tell us what... more

Wake the Library Fall 2010

Wake the Library is off and running! Susan, Travis and I served up (messy) sub sandwiches to (mostly) grateful students at midnight and watched two (very polite) students put up hammocks on the third floor who thanked us for letting them do it. Right after a beautiful Love Feast, it was a lovely way to... more

Video: 3rd Annual Wake the Library 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Watch WTL 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run 2010 on video: And thanks to Lauren Pressley for videoing some of the early morning volunteer shift! more