W&M Libraries Blog

  • May 20, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    Maureen “Moe” Weinman’s internship with W&M Libraries’ Research and Instruction department is coming to a close. We couldn’t have asked for a better intern, and were eager to hear her thoughts about her experience.
  • Students seated outdoors on the Conservation Patio enjoying the Libraries' end of the year student party
    May 16, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    As the academic year comes to a close, we’d like to recognize and celebrate our graduating student employees. Your dedication and work helps make W&M Libraries a welcoming place for our community, and we appreciate each one of you!
  • Conference hall with a speaker on stage presenting a slide on skill building and assessment in digital humanities
    May 9, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    Every summer, the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria brings together faculty, staff and students from the arts, humanities, library and archives communities as well as independent scholars and participants from areas beyond. Instruction & Research Librarian, Rachel Hogan, interviewed W&M faculty and grad students who attended the 2023 institute to learn about their experiences.
  • First page of Colonel Neilson's diary to illustrate that this diary was "carried" by him from May 12-November 13, 1968 during the Vietnam War.
    May 8, 2024
    Posted in: Special Collections
    Rest in Peace, Colonial Clifford C. Neilson. We are honored to have your combat diary in our collections.
  • Manuscript letter from John Floyd Jones Collection
    May 7, 2024
    Posted in: Special Collections
    How frequent was student dueling at William & Mary in the 19th century? Amy Weitzman weighs in!
  • Jamestown Island Civil War map with troop positions and encampments labelled
    May 1, 2024
    Posted in: Special Collections
    Has Special Collections acquired a Jamestown spy map from the Civil War era? Lindsay Bliss weighs in!
  • students petting a rabbit
    April 25, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    Final exams week can be stressful for many students. W&M Libraries reminds you to take a minute each day during finals to recharge with free activities at Swem! Thank you to our partners: W&M Campus Recreation, McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, K-9 Connection, Marisol Lambert, Anne-Lise Gere, Kevin Downing, and Physics Department.
  • Laptop with the Constellate logo on the screen and data charts and lines in the background
    April 18, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    Check out W&M Libraries trial of Constellate, a text analysis platform that integrates access to scholarly content and open educational resources into a cloud-based lab.
  • Swem Library in the background with blooming daffodils in front
    April 16, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    In recent months, a few projects to promote awareness of the “stealth catastrophe” of invasive plant species, on which I’ve been working, and an upcoming Earth Day author event at Swem Library, have gotten me thinking about how the W&M community has shaped my journey toward greater environmental awareness and involvement.
  • Anna,  Mary and Rachel wearing I heart data t-shirts
    April 2, 2024
    Posted in: WM Libraries
    "People Behind The Events You Love" is an occasional series highlighting the work we do to make events happen. In this story, Mary Oberlies, data and instruction librarian; Rachel Hogan, instruction and research librarian; and Anna Milholland, head of McLeod Business Library, discuss International Love Data Week, held February 12-16, 2024.