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A number of the Library’s large-scale projects have made a strong impact on teaching and information discovery. The Library solutions to new challenges attract interest from the larger field. The Z Smith Reynolds Library instituted a credit-based information literacy program that evolves constantly to meet changing student needs. In 2010, the Library moved its web-based services to the cloud to allow for a more agile adoption of new services and discovery methods as the potential arises. Upon gaining faculty status, a mentoring committee was established to help shepherd library faculty …

Engagement, Leadership »

The Z Smith Reynolds Library has led the academic library world in moving its online services from local servers to the cloud. Over the last year, the ZSR Technology Services team orchestrated a migration to cloud-based services for the Library’s entire information technology infrastructure including Digital Forsyth, campus blogs and wikis, the discovery layer for the catalog, the Library website, and the institutional repository. This project involved moving away from servers located in-house on the Wake Forest campus to the Amazon EC2 cloud computing service. To accomplish this, the team …