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ZSR Park Cleanup

On Saturday, October 3rd, a crisp but clear morning, several ZSR Library employees participated in the Belview Park Cleanup. The Library has been conducting the cleanups at the neighborhood park for a number of years. Owing to the pandemic, we hadn’t been to the park since early March, just before the initial stay at home... Continue reading “ZSR Park Cleanup”

History of Wake Forest University Timeline

Over the past several months, Special Collections & Archives (ZSR Library) has been creating and compiling (from numerous sources) a University Timeline documenting important events in Wake Forest history. Timeline entries were drawn from numerous historical sources and more recent timelines developed by students and faculty, with the hope of providing a unique window into... Continue reading “History of Wake Forest University Timeline”

5 Questions for Bobbie Collins, Social Sciences Librarian

On November 1st, 1990, Bobbie Collins set foot on the campus of Wake Forest University and began her career as the Social Sciences Reference Librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. As a Tennessee native with a background in Education, Bobbie had originally embarked on a path to pursue school librarianship, but after working at... Continue reading “5 Questions for Bobbie Collins, Social Sciences Librarian”

5 Questions for Molly Keener

In honor of Fair Use Week (Feb. 23rd – 27th), we have 5 Questions for our Scholarly Communication Librarian, Molly Keener. As the Scholarly Communication Librarian, Molly supports faculty and graduate students in understanding and managing copyright, new methods and models of scholarly publishing (including open access), and sharing scholarship. In her 6 years at... Continue reading “5 Questions for Molly Keener”

5 Questions for Le’Ron Byrd

Welcome to our 5 Questions series! These mini-interviews introduce our dedicated staff and faculty, and share behind-the-scenes stories about the work that we love to do! In this installment, we caught up with the ZSR Library Fellow, Le’Ron Byrd (’14). As the ZSR Library Fellow, Le’Ron has worked with the ZSR Library Administrative Team in... Continue reading “5 Questions for Le’Ron Byrd”

Book-tacular Fun at Project Pumpkin with the ZSR Ambassadors!

ZSR Ambassador and Student Assistant, Megan Franks, reports on the Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s recent participation with Project Pumpkin! On October 29th, the ZSR Library participated in a longstanding Wake Forest tradition, Project Pumpkin, for the first time. Project Pumpkin is a frighteningly fun time on the Upper Quad of the Wake Forest campus. Children... Continue reading “Book-tacular Fun at Project Pumpkin with the ZSR Ambassadors!”

Video Online of ACRL Award Presentation

If you were unable to attend the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award presentation Tuesday, March 22nd, want to see it again from a better vantage point, or want to share with friends, never fear! Video of the event is now streaming online. ZSR Accepts ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries award in the university category... Continue reading “Video Online of ACRL Award Presentation”

Video: ZSR Team at Hit The Bricks 2010

Hi all, If you couldn’t make it to the quad during Hit The Bricks last Thursday, watch all the fun here: Continue reading “Video: ZSR Team at Hit The Bricks 2010”

Thin Client pilot project at ZSR Library

This summer the ZSR library partnered with our friends at Information Systems and Computer Science to examine the use of thin clients in different areas of the library. We put the machines in three areas – Public use areas, Circulation desk, and Resource Services. Not only were these thin client machines (meaning that they ran... Continue reading “Thin Client pilot project at ZSR Library”

Fun at the 2009 ZSR Staff Holiday Party!

The Von Zac Family Singers (Cristina, Craig, Ellen, Heather, Mary Beth, Linda, Prentice (not pictured, sorry!)) Forty five ZSR staffers attended the annual ZSR Holiday Luncheon. It was our third year at Graylyn. The drive into the estate and the walk up to the house are a treat within themselves! The food was simply delicious.... Continue reading “Fun at the 2009 ZSR Staff Holiday Party!”