W&M Libraries

Headshot of Librarian Rebeccas Beasley in front of a white background
April 2, 2020

 

Who needed help: W&M faculty and staff with children or child care responsibilities

Librarian problem solver: Rebecca Beasley, Librarian and Director of the School of Education’s Learning Resource Center

Problem: Faculty and staff who are suddenly in charge of homeschooling K-12 students are looking for helpful resources beyond what is supplied by the teacher.  The amount of information on the Internet is overwhelming; can W&M Libraries highlight quality sites?

Solution: Rebecca...

Apr 2020

Mar 2020

Feb 2020

  • Preston Neukirch
    February 26, 2020
    Preston Neukirch '18 writes about his experience curating two exhibits showcasing selections of Black literary work.

Dec 2019

  • yitazba and activist
    December 18, 2019
    In October, I attended a week-long conference in Temecula, California called the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, and came back to William & Mary feeling empowered.

Sep 2019

  • Textbook affordability initiative
    September 20, 2019
    Have you heard about textbook prices? National surveys indicate that students are now spending about $1200 each year if they purchase all of the textbooks required for their classes. This may be surprising to those of us who graduated from college some time ago, but the increase in textbook prices has far outpaced the increase in inflation, nearly doubling from 1998-2008 alone, and going up over 1,000% since 1977.

Apr 2019

Mar 2019

  • March 14, 2019
    With February officially behind us, we say good-bye to that infamous holiday of love--Valentine’s Day. This year the Libraries celebrated Valentine’s Day with an event universally known (among libraries anyway) as Blind Date with a Book.