W&M Libraries Blog

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). 

Previous Posts

Oct 2021

  • ca. 1872 stereoview of DoG street
    October 20, 2021
    I am old enough that several of the places that I have lived over the years have been torn down, including the house on South Boundary Street that I lived in for two years as a W&M student. To all those who wander up and down DoG Street: think about the street's very different appearance before Colonial Williamsburg and many buildings were removed during its development. The stereoview below shows a very familiar building (the powder magazine), which had a very different setting prior to CW.
  • October 14, 2021
    Belonging. We create a welcoming and caring community that embraces diverse people and perspectives. 
  • October 12, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new Publishing & Open Access Librarian, Rosie Liljenquist! Name: Rosie Liljenquist Title: Publishing & Open Access Librarian What does your job entail? 
  • TikTok
    October 8, 2021
    April 13th, 2021 marks the entry of the first TikTok into William & Mary’s Special Collections web archives.

Sep 2021

Aug 2021

  • August 16, 2021
    This summer, the Research Department at William & Mary Libraries reprised a workshop series for undergraduate researchers that we’d first held in Summer 2020 as a response to the pandemic. We built on the success of last year’s series to offer greater variety, expanded topics, and more flexibility for students.
  • August 9, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new metadata specialist, Natalie Rue! Name: Natalie Rue Title: Metadata Specialist What does your job entail?
  • August 3, 2021
    In this post, we introduce our new instruction & research librarian, Camille Andrews! Name: Camille Andrews Title: Instruction & Research Librarian
  • August 2, 2021
    Our summer staff share their experiences on spending the summer days in the Swem stacks, placing RFID tags on over a million books! Name: Mae Dye Year: Class of 2022 Pronouns: She/her Department/Position: Circulation, RFID Team What do you think about the RFID project?