Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Students studying in ZSR Library Atrium

Your Portal To Infinite Knowledge.

Z. Smith Reynolds Library, fondly referred to as ZSR, is the main library on campus and provides a host of services to help you succeed.


Website: zsr.wfu.edu
Phone: 336.758.4931
Email: askzsr@nullwfu.edu



  • Access online and in-person: books, journals, DVDs, music, databases and equipment
  • Research and project assistance: schedule a personal research session with a subject specialist — make the request in person at the reference desk, via the Ask ZSR form online, or by email (askzsr@nullwfu.edu)
  • Study space: 10 study rooms and accessible space with a variety of resources throughout the library
  • Classes and workshops: topics include citations and information literacy
  • Course reserves: access class readings electronically
  • Writing Center and Information Systems: both are housed inside ZSR


Look for AskZSR throughout the library to find assistance. Stop by the Reference Desk for personal assistance (Wilson Wing, Fourth Floor).


Year-round events include the Dean’s List Gala, Wake the Library, Graphic Novel Book Club and game nights.


ZSR is open 24 hours a day, Sunday through Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the library closes at 7 p.m., but the two-story, 24-hour room near the front entrance and across from Starbucks is always open.