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Image of Shayna's black t-shirt with "Black Lives Matter" in white - zoomed in you can see the white text is made up of the names of all the black victims of police brutality.
June 1, 2020


Since the stay at home orders have started, it has allowed many of us to ponder deep questions about our society. For many that self-reflection has resulted in seeing the vast inequalities that are in our world’s socio-political structure. This time has highlighted even further the racial inequalities within our society. This is seen through videos, images, and rhetoric that occurs constantly that demonstrates clear-cut racist actions. From dangerous rhetoric targeting Asian American communities to videos of Black people being victims of police brutality: there has to be a change...

May 2018

  • May 18, 2018
    Did you know that May is National Photography month? Well if you didn’t, now you do! William & Mary's first art photography class was launched just a few years ago in 2015.

Apr 2018

  • April 13, 2018
    I became William & Mary Libraries’ Science Librarian on December 25th, 2017. In my first four months of employment I’ve had several people (including my family members) ask me: “So what exactly does a science librarian do?” It’s a great question! As libraries are changing, librarians are changing with them. Even as I sit down today to write about my daily work life, I know that it might be a different story in a year.

Mar 2018

  • March 27, 2018
    William & Mary Libraries is proud to bring back the Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Tuesday, April 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, April 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. during National Library Week.