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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

Feb 2021

  • Stamped book cover
    February 8, 2021
    In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, protestors in Bristol toppled the statue of Edward Colston (1636-1721) in an act representative of an accelerated global reckoning with the legacies of enslavement and colonialism.
  • February 4, 2021
    This February marks the annual celebration of Black History Month, officially recognized by President Gerald Ford as a period to “honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” 

Jan 2021

  • Martin Luther King
    January 15, 2021
    On January 18, 2021 our nation marks the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. On this day we honor his life and legacy as a civil rights leader. W&M Libraries provides access to a host of resources chronicling the life and legacy of Dr. King. 

Dec 2020

Nov 2020

  • "Memorandum," from Maury Family Papers
    November 11, 2020
    When I arrived at the Special Collections Research Center this past July 29th for my first day of research into William & Mary’s collection of Maury Family Papers, I felt in my bones that I was in store for a fascinating week of discovery. My hunch proved true.

Oct 2020

Sep 2020

Aug 2020

  • Wren Lawn from College Corner, 1915 Colonial Echo, front matter
    August 31, 2020
    Tracy Melton '85, member of the William & Mary Libraries Board of Directors, reflects on the university's previous experience with pandemic. Melton is generously donating the journal that he is keeping during the global health crisis; the journal will be open to research in 2022.