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Price 1704, Hearth Memorial
Posted on September 14, 2023
Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved, the week of its dedication, May, 2022

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Apr 2022

  • Posted on April 27, 2022
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new music library assistant, Brigid Cryan '22! Name: Brigid Cryan Title: Music Library Assistant
  • Posted on April 13, 2022
    Did you see our recent post introducing Open Educational Resources (OER)? If not, start there by clicking here. In this post we’ll walk through tips and tricks for finding OER in your field or discipline.

Mar 2022

  • Posted on March 30, 2022
    Alexandra Flores, Instruction & Research Librarian and librarian to Anthropology, spoke to Assistant Professor, Dr. Andrea Wright, about her recently published book, “Between dreams and ghosts : Indian migration and Middle Eastern oil.”
  • Engraved image of "The Chinese Lady" leaning against a Chinese style table and holding a paper fan
    Posted on March 31, 2022
    On the 17th of October 1834, a fourteen-year-old Chinese girl arrived on the shores of New York City. The ship’s passenger list included her name as “Auphmoy” which was later phonetically shortened to Afong Moy—because of this, we do not know her real Chinese name. So began Afong Moy’s story as the first known female Chinese immigrant to the United States.
  • Posted on March 28, 2022
    Scholarly publications (any publications for that matter from blogs to books) must adhere to some form of legal ownership structure. For us in the USA we follow the US Copyright Law (Title 17, 1-8, 10-12). Copyright was established in the US Constitution to support the progress of arts and sciences. Whenever you see the “c” copyright symbol and often when you don’t it means ALL rights reserved.
  • Posted on March 24, 2022
    Dr. Maurits van der Veen, (Associate Professor, Government) and Dr. Erik Bleich (Middlebury College) recently published Covering Muslims: American Newspapers in Comparative Perspective. 
  • Posted on March 16, 2022
    Liz Bellamy, Instruction & Research Librarian and librarian to English, spoke to Adam Potkay, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities, about his recently published book, Hope: A Literary History. 
  • Posted on March 14, 2022
    Open Education Week (OEW) is usually held the first full week of March, but it’s not the only time we could/should talk about open education. OEW is an international celebration with ideas and collaborations from around the globe, but what exactly is it that OEW celebrates? Why Open Education, of course! Okay, but what does open education mean?

Feb 2022