W&M Libraries

September 29, 2022

Our faculty at William & Mary are making global contributions with their research. In our recent blog series, we interview faculty with recent publications for insight into their scholarship.

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
    National surveys indicate that students are now spending about $1200 each year if they purchase all of the textbooks required for their classes. 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.

Feb 2019

Dec 2018

  • Open laptop with an image of a closed padlock on the screen.
    December 4, 2018
    The collections budget of the university libraries is subject to enormous inflationary pressures for scholarly content.  This issue is of supreme importance to universities around the globe, with libraries in many countries working on strategies to provide greater access to information without monopolizing their entire budgets on a small number of for-profit journal publishers.  This year, we have worked with other universities in the state to analyze our own journal subscriptions, particularly those subscriptions which we have with the top academic publishers in the world.