W&M Libraries Blog

Posted on May 20, 2024

Maureen “Moe” Weinman’s internship with W&M Libraries’ Research and Instruction department is coming to a close. We couldn’t have asked for a better intern, and were eager to hear her thoughts about her experience.

Previous Posts

Oct 2022

  • Posted on October 11, 2022
    Say hello to our newest institutional access citation management tool available to William & Mary faculty, staff and students – Zotero! Zotero is an open access citation management tool – which means it has always been free to use, however, starting now, William & Mary Libraries is funding institutional access to Zotero’s cloud storage.

Sep 2022

  • Posted on September 28, 2022
    Chris Howard (Professor of Government and Public Policy) recently published "Who Cares: The Social Safety Net in America."
  • Posted on September 21, 2022
    Once upon a time, so all the stories go, there was a librarian and an English professor who wanted to not only save their students money on textbooks but also innovate their teaching. Luckily, the concept of open education was familiar to them both and they set out to create a curriculum that would support their teaching objectives and hopefully be easy on their students’ wallets.
  • Posted on September 16, 2022
    Dr. Fiona Shen-Bayh, (Assistant Professor, Government and Data Science) recently published "Undue Process: Persecution and Punishment in Autocratic Courts."

Aug 2022

  • Posted on August 31, 2022
    Candice Benjes-Small, Head of Research and librarian to Film and Media Studies, spoke to Professor Liz Losh, about her recently published book, “Selfie democracy: The new digital politics of disruption and insurrection.”
  • Posted on August 23, 2022
    W&M Libraries staff have been hard work over the summer months. A few of them were excited to share their favorite project with the W&M community. Paul Showalter, coordinator of instruction & assessment, shared about the workshops held by the research services team.
  • Posted on August 19, 2022
    W&M Libraries staff have been hard work over the summer months. A few of them were excited to share their favorite project with the W&M community. Drea George, a multimedia specialist, shares on implementing a student training program that improves the Reeder Media Center’s service to the W&M community.
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    Posted on August 18, 2022
    Stereoviews offer a great window into the world of popular culture from the 1860’s into the 19230’s.
  • Posted on August 17, 2022
    The Public Domain or PD is expanding, admittedly at a rather slow rate (thanks, Sonny Bono!) but it is growing. 2020 marked a monumental year, for oh so many reasons, but for copyright and the public domain it meant that for the first time in a good long while, the expiry of copyright terms led to the expansion of the public domain. But what exactly is the Public Domain and why does it matter?
  • Posted on August 10, 2022
    W&M Libraries staff have been hard work over the summer months. A few of them were excited to share their favorite project with the W&M community. Deborah Cornell, head of digital services, shares on leading a multi-year endeavor to build a new digital collections platform.