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Library Lecture Series Fall 2016

Susan Southard, Book Talk and Signing: Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War. Friday, September 9, 3:30 p.m., ZSR Special Collections (Room 625, Reynolds Wing) Allan Louden, Political Ads in the Age of the Internet and Trump. Tuesday, September 13, 3 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) David Coates, America in the Shadow of Empires.... more

Course Reserves Updates

Please take a look at the improved, streamlined webpage for Course Reserves. Faculty may now add items to Course Reserves up to 60 days before classes begin. Also, check out the Course Reserves tool available in Sakai. After you set up your account and courses in Course Reserves, you can add the Course Reserves tool... more

Special Collections & Archives: Presenting Piedmont Craftsmen and Poe!

Special Collections & Archives (SCA) will host two major exhibits this fall, along with several events of interest for the local community. All events are held in Room 625, ZSR Library. From now until October 7, SCA is hosting “Piedmont Craftsmen Presents: Bound in Craft.” This exhibit highlights the hand-bound book alongside craft inspired by... more

Books are Moving!

ZSR strives to make the most of available space for its growing book collections, while also meeting rising demand for study space and collaboration areas. Additional mobile shelving and collocation of the oversized books bring more overall order to the collection while low-use older books continue to be moved to storage. Details for finding your... more

Database News

New & Enhanced Databases The Chronicle of Higher Education now allows domain access. You can create an account and password with your WFU or WakeHealth email address and bypass proxy or VPN authentication. Ancestry.com has billions of records of census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. It replaces Fold3. Dictionary of Old English A-G... more

Graphical Survey about Research Tool Use

What tools do you use to get your research done? Google Drive, Word or LaTeX? Zotero or EndNote? Google Scholar, Web of Science or JSTOR? Wake Forest University faculty are invited to take a graphical survey about research tool use. It takes 8-12 minutes to complete, and you can opt to receive a visual characterization... more

Spring Workshops for Faculty and Students

This spring, ZSR will offer six weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, the library encourages students to attend one of five 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 and APA citation formats. If... more

Wake Forest Oral History Project

In 2013, Special Collections & Archives began an oral history program to more fully capture the varied experiences of the Wake Forest community. The goals are: To better document those who have been traditionally underrepresented To capture unique perspectives across the Wake Forest community To fully engage the participants as part of Wake Forest history... more

Senior Showcase to Return in April

On April 19, ZSR will host the seventh annual Senior Showcase to celebrate outstanding research and artistic theses or projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates. Since 2010, the Showcase has featured the research of over 20 former students, representing numerous academic fields, from philosophy to theatre to anthropology to chemistry. As an additional recognition of... more

Reynolda: An American Story – Library Lecture Series Special Opportunity

ZSR and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer for the first time a six-part lecture course that will examine the Reynolda estate through the lens of 20th-century American history. The course covers topics such as tobacco, the American Country Place Era, women’s history and the story of the new South. Participants will... more