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Posted on October 5, 2023

June 3-7, 2024 on-campus (week 1) | June 10-14, 2024 on-campus (week 2).

William & Mary Libraries are pleased to provide funding to cover the registration costs for up to 5 faculty and graduate students interested in attending the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria. DHSI provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. 

Previous Posts

Mar 2016

  • Posted on March 30, 2016
    The records of the Office of the Bursar are some of the earliest and most comprehensive records of the College of William and Mary, some from the 18th century survive to the present day! The accounts document the financial interactions of the College of William & Mary and its personnel in the 18th-19th centuries.
  • Posted on March 23, 2016
  • Posted on March 16, 2016
    The Library of Congress's reconstruction of Thomas Jefferson's library now receives many visitors who wander through the remarkable library of a remarkable man, institutionalized at the very heart of the US government. The importance and preservation of the libraries of "great men" has been a part of our history for a long time; and most national, university, college, and other institutional libraries are based around those of white men.
  • Posted on March 9, 2016
    Napoleon and His Times, front free end paper (RB DC 203.c32 1838a)
  • Posted on March 2, 2016
    Photograph of amphitheater ruins, 1979.

Feb 2016

  • Posted on February 24, 2016
    Pirates, pirates, pirates!
  • Posted on February 10, 2016
    One of the titles we will be showing in two upcoming instruction sessions this week, the 1483 Leaves from the Ninth German Bible (Biblia Nona Germanica), is the only one of our nine titles printed before 1500 that is in a language other than Latin.
  • Posted on February 8, 2016
    The Rou
  • Posted on February 4, 2016
    Andros Copy of the Royal Charter (UA 77)
  • Posted on February 1, 2016
    Parents keep their children’s letters and drawings, now often putting them on the refrigerator. Unless the children were sent away for education, in the eighteenth and nineteenth-century, most stayed close to home and probably only wrote if a parent were away. There are some letters in our collection written by older students away at boarding school or college, but letters by very young children are few.