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Books do Make a Room, but too Many…

Is your office cluttered with library books you aren’t using or have finished with? You don’t need to brave the elements to return them – just use ZSR Delivers to request an Office Pickup. After logging in, look for the Office Pickup link under “Forms.” If you have questions, email zsrdelivers@wfu.edu. more

Spring Workshops for Faculty and Students

This spring, ZSR will offer 13 weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, encourage your students to attend one of eight Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday session will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of both MLA Seventh and Eighth edition, and APA... more

Congressional Papers Donated by Alumna

Special Collections & Archives proudly announces the donation of the U.S. Representative Donna Edwards Congressional Papers to the University. A native of Yanceyville, N.C., Edwards (’80) earned her WFU degree in English and Spanish. After working for Lockheed Corporation at the Goddard Flight Center with the Spacelab Program, she earned a law degree from the... more

Wake Forest Alumnus-Directed Film One of Many Available for Streaming

In recent years, the ZSR Library has responded to user demand for more streaming video. Compared to the DVD format, streaming video offers faculty more flexibility in assigning films for classes. Currently we offer over 41,000 streaming films – mostly documentaries and educational titles – across multiple vendor platforms. One popular platform is Kanopy, which... more

Electronic Resources News

New Resources Sage Video: Counseling & Psychotherapy Counseling and Therapy in Video IV These videos can be searched alongside the videos from modules I-III. RIPM (Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals and RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals) New Jacoby Ancient history resource. A revised edition of the Greek texts of Felix Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der... more

Engaged Humanities at ZSR

This summer, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library received $350,000 of the $650,000 grant awarded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Engaged Humanities at Wake Forest University. The library will use the award to expand its digital scholarship program in partnership with the Humanities Institute. ZSR will create a new digital scholarship collaboration... more

Faculty Survey Coming in October

This October, ZSR Library will deploy a local version of the Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey, a national study of the impact of digital technologies on research, teaching and publishing. The survey will seek Reynolda campus faculty perspectives on a range of topics, including how faculty engage with and perceive the library. In particular, the survey... more

Radical Changes to MLA Handbook Eighth Edition

If you use MLA style, then you should know about the significant changes in the new MLA Handbook, Eighth edition and its approach to citing sources. MLA has shifted from a fixed set of rules to a system based on general principles to use with any type of source. ZSR librarians have created a local... more

Fall Workshops for Faculty and Students

In addition to the MLA classes, ZSR will offer 13 weekday Zotero workshops this fall geared to faculty. In addition, encourage your students to attend one of six Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday session will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of both MLA... more

Innovations in Scholarly Communication

In 2015-2016, WFU participated in the Innovations in Scholarly Communication survey developed at Utrecht University. This instrument assessed tool usage across 17 research activities in the scholarly communication cycle. The local and international results are now available for analysis. Over nine months, the survey collected 20,663 responses. Responses came from 151 different countries, and the... more