Six members of the Virginia Research Libraries (VRL) recently completed contract negotiations with Elsevier, the largest publisher of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scholarly journals.
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In October deans from seven Virginia research libraries discussed their guiding principles ahead of upcoming, joint contract negotiations with Elsevier, a major publisher of academic journals.
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Public academic research library deans from across the commonwealth will speak to faculty members, staff, and librarians about issues related to bundled journal packages, including concerns with the cost, equity and sustainability of these packages.
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As Americans make efforts to learn more about the social justice and racial equity issues that are front and center in the nation right now, William & Mary Libraries has joined other institutions around the country in providing resources for self-education.
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William & Mary Libraries has launched a Textbook Affordability Initiative on campus to address the rising costs of textbooks. The effort is managed by a task force of librarians, faculty, staff and students.
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The School of Education’s Learning Resource Center recently received a grant from the university to expand its Hulon Willis Diversity Collection.
Posted October 25, 2019
As we work together in Virginia to forge a more sustainable, equitable approach to journal deals, the Framework is a powerful statement around which research libraries in the US and abroad can align.
Posted September 27, 2019
As the fall semester gets underway, the university’s Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation is taking shape in Swem Library.
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William & Mary has been awarded a digital humanities grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that will support a collaborative project between the university’s libraries and computer science department.
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William & Mary Libraries partners with The Next Move Program to provide summer internships for young adults with disabilities.