W&M Libraries

Posted on May 20, 2024

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.

Jan 2022

  • January 25, 2022
    Textbook costs continue to rise, and you can be a part of the solution by incorporating low-cost and no-cost materials into your courses with Open Educational Resources (OER). 
  • January 14, 2022
    Each year on the third Monday of January, the nation observes the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. As a leader in the civil rights movement, King stood as a pillar of hope and a model of grace. His influence was pivotal in ending segregation and the national holiday provides an opportunity to reflect on the work that still needs to be done for racial equality.

Dec 2021

  • December 16, 2021
    Open access has changed the way research is collected and disseminated. With so many scholars posting and publishing their work, it can be difficult for the algorithms (and interested human beings) to keep track of what work is yours. This is especially tricky when multiple scholars have the same name (Harry Potter or John Smith aren’t the only people experiencing attribution issues).
  • December 9, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new acquisitions assistant, Veronica Parker! Name: Veronica Parker Title: Collections Specialist
  • December 6, 2021
    By Rosie Liljenquist, Publishing and Open Access Librarian
  • December 3, 2021
    Since 2005, W&M Libraries annual 24 Speed contest has invited thousands of students and alumni to spend 24 hours together.  This invitation has always been informed and cultivated in a spirit of belonging. 24 Speed is a contest and like all contests it is competitive, but in the last 16 years, it provides students with a spring semester experience that is also creative and collaborative.   

Oct 2021

Sep 2021

  • September 20, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new metadata specialist, Emory LaPrade Name: Emory LaPrade (they/them) Title: Metadata Specialist What does your job entail?