W&M Libraries Blog

August 10, 2022

W&M Libraries staff have been hard at work over the summer months. A few of them were excited to share their favorite project.

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  • June 29, 2022
    Intellectual Property is actually a relatively new concept, historically speaking. Rights to intangible property didn’t become codified until the Statute of Anne in the 18th century; this is widely considered the first legally binding document defining and establishing intellectual property. However, it’s still a far cry from our modern experience with Intellectual Property (or IP as it is lovingly and occasionally derisively referred).
  • Bag of mahonia branches and berries
    June 27, 2022
    Recently, several neighbors and I trekked up a narrow, muddy path through dense, jungle-like foliage. Bright, glossy leaves crowned by yellow plumes. Long branches arched above and crowded around. This tropical moment was not faraway and exotic but on College Creek, less than a mile from Colonial Williamsburg.
  • June 22, 2022
    Dr. Anne K. Rasmussen, Professor of Music and Ethnomusicology and Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, discusses her new book, Music in Arabia: Perspectives on Heritage, Mobility, and Nation, co-edited by Issa Boulos and Virginia Danielson.
  • Special Collections
    June 17, 2022
    The SCRC is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 round of Research Travel Grants.
  • June 14, 2022
    Fair use can be tricky to navigate because the legal benchmarks for this exemption are intentionally vague. You’ll never actually know if your use of copyrighted material is considered fair use unless a judge decides (which usually means you’ve been sued). 
  • June 9, 2022
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new instruction and reference librarian, Rick Mikulski!
  • June 6, 2022
    “Queer joy,” according to the corporate giant understanding, is made of brightly-colored silhouettes, hands clasped together, and flashy letters declaring “Proud” and “Love is Love.” This approach skyrocketed in popularity after the legalization of gay marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015.
  • June 6, 2022
    Front Cover of Learning Base RFaculty at William & Mary make incredible contributions to academia with their research. In this blog series, we interview faculty with recent publications for insight into their scholarship. Dr.