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Message from the Dean

It has been an exciting summer in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. We transformed dated spaces into collaborative and productive areas to support teaching, research and learning. On the fourth level of the Reynolds Wing, the newly refinished Scholars Commons overlooks the Atrium. Every productive and ergonomic seat has access to power and related technology.... more

Fall Workshops for Faculty and Students

This fall, ZSR will offer weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, encourage your students to attend one of the Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Two Sunday sessions will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of MLA eighth edition, APA sixth edition and Chicago 17th... more

Upcoming Events

Events at ZSR this fall include the Library Lecture Series, Undergraduate Research Day and A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives. Library Lecture Series Welcomes Kirt Gonzales Kirt Gonzales, Your Life Has Value. Thursday, October 5, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives Special... more

Exhibit Commemorates World War I

In 1917, the United States Congress approved a resolution declaring war on the German empire, and Americans suddenly became active participants in the Great War raging in Europe. The First World War was a watershed event in American and world history, and ZSR Special Collections & Archives commemorates the war’s 100th anniversary with an exhibit... more

New Databases and Electronic Resources

Accessible Archives: Digitized American historical documents. The American Founding Era Collection: Andrew Jackson Papers and George Washington Papers. British Library Newspapers 1800-1900: Parts 1 and 2 British Parliamentary Papers 21st Century: Our access has been updated through 2015. CRC Combined Chemical Dictionary Credo Reference: Includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries,... more

Update: Building Renovation Planning

During the fall semester, we began to build on the work accomplished in the 2013 Vision Plan for the Z. Smith Reynolds Library building. Architects from Perkins + Will are developing a formal Master Plan that will guide future renovations in a holistic manner. As in recent years, we will continue to carry out discrete... more

New! Advance Reservations for Multimedia Equipment

For the past several years, ZSR Library has offered multimedia equipment such as cameras, projectors and voice recorders for checkout from The Bridge. Starting this semester, you can reserve these items in advance via an online form and pick them up at their new location, the Circulation Desk. This new reservation system lets you secure... more

Eighth Annual Senior Showcase Coming in April

Save the date for the Eighth annual Senior Showcase, a celebration of exemplary undergraduate senior honors research and artistic projects, on Tuesday, April 18 in the ZSR Auditorium. Since 2010, over 25 former students have highlighted the breadth of undergraduate research and creative pursuits, from mapping the streets of Paris to scaling the mountains of... more

ZSR @ Wake Downtown

Do your students need help with finding primary sources for their lab reports and research papers? Do you need assistance with research instruction on advanced search techniques in PubMed or PubChem? Starting this semester, ZSR Library offers new research services at Wake Downtown in the spirit of our mission to help students and faculty succeed wherever they... more

Library Lecture Series, Spring 2017

Martin Luther King Panel Discussion: Matthew Williams, Director of Communication in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will facilitate a discussion with the 2016 WFU-WSSU Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners, T. Nathaniel French and Chizoba Ukairo. Thursday, January 26, 4 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). Michele Gillespie, Katharine and... more