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Jennifer Mellor
Posted on February 15, 2024

Dr. Jennifer Mellor, (Professor, Economics and Public Policy) shares about her project using the The Health and Retirement Study data in a study co-authored with William & Mary alum Renee Garrow (’20) and published about in Health Services Research, “The impact of Medicaid expansion on spending and utilization by older low-income Medicare beneficiaries.”

Previous Posts

Feb 2024

  • Dan Runfola seated in front of multiple computer displays
    Posted on February 12, 2024
    In this new addition to our Diving into Faculty Scholarship blog series, we interview Dr. Dan Runfola, (Associate Professor, Data Science & Applied Science) about his geospatial data project, geoBoundaries, which he published about in PLOS One, “geoBoundaries: A global database of political administration boundaries”.
  • The William and Mary cypher surrounded by books
    Posted on February 8, 2024
    There’s no better escape from chilly temperatures than curling up with a good book and a cozy blanket. Looking for an engaging read? Check out these new titles from William & Mary alumni. This article was originally published by W&M University News & Media.

Jan 2024

  • Posted on January 25, 2024
    In this post, we introduce the newest member of the Cataloging & Metadata team, Alexis Becker!
  • The William and Mary cypher surrounded by books
    Posted on January 18, 2024
    The following books were authored or edited by William & Mary faculty members and published in 2023. Books are listed in alphabetical order within the following categories: arts & sciences, education, law and fiction.
  • Posted on January 12, 2024
    The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) of William & Mary Libraries is pleased to announce that it will award travel grants to faculty members, graduate students, and/or independent researchers to support research use of its collections. Writers, creative and performing artists, filmmakers, and journalists are welcome to apply.

Oct 2023

  • University of Victoria campus sign
    Posted on October 5, 2023
    June 3-7, 2024 on-campus (week 1) | June 10-14, 2024 on-campus (week 2). William & Mary Libraries are pleased to provide funding to cover the registration costs for up to 5 faculty and graduate students interested in attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria. DHSI provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. 
  • I support FGLI at W&M
    Posted on October 3, 2023
    As first-generation students, Candice Benjes-Small, Head of Research, and Alexandra Flores, Instruction & Research Librarian, were interested in learning more about the experiences of W&M first-gen students. We read about a study of first-generation students by Duke University Libraries and thought a similar project at W&M could be beneficial.  Alex serves on the advisory council of FGLI, the First-Generation Low-Income Student Support group on campus. She brought the idea to the council who enthusiastically endorsed it, and we were off! 

Sep 2023

  • Posted on September 27, 2023
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries’ first Ask-A-Librarian intern. Modeled after Columbia University Libraries’ program, we offer a remote opportunity for current and recently graduated library science students to gain academic librarianship experience.
  • Price 1704, Hearth Memorial
    Posted on September 14, 2023
    Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved, the week of its dedication, May, 2022
  • Posted on September 7, 2023
    by Jenna Massey '24 Welcome back to W&M! Although campus can get quiet during the summer months, the library community remains active. From building-wide renovations to collaborations with the Williamsburg Regional Library, W&M Libraries has kept busy since May. Read ahead for an inside scoop into the Libraries’ summer activities. Building Renovations