W&M Libraries Blog

June 29, 2022

Intellectual Property is actually a relatively new concept, historically speaking. Rights to intangible property didn’t become codified until the Statute of Anne in the 18th century; this is widely considered the first legally binding document defining and establishing intellectual property.

Previous Posts

Apr 2021

  • Admission sign at Stockade Theatre
    April 28, 2021
    Over the winter and spring of early 1941, a towering landmark rose on the rural landscape less than two miles from downtown Williamsburg. The structure housed the screen for the Stockade Theatre Auto-Torium at Casey’s Corner, where Richmond and Ironbound Roads intersect.
  • a black and white sketch of a ships prison hull with a line of white prisoners going into a cell
    April 21, 2021
    In this series, we are spotlighting researchers who have contributed to W&M ScholarWorks, our institutional repository. We asked each researcher to identify a scholarly work and share the “human story” behind it. Who are the people behind the data and theory, and how were they affected by the scholarship?   
  • April 21, 2021
    In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new associate dean for collections and content services, Laura Morales! Name: Laura Morales Title: Associate Dean for Collections and Content Services How long have you been with W&M Libraries?
  • an image of an overflowing garbage pile
    April 14, 2021
    In this series, we are spotlighting researchers who have contributed to W&M ScholarWorks, our institutional repository. We asked each researcher to identify a scholarly work and share the “human story” behind it. Who are the people behind the data and theory, and how were they affected by the scholarship?   
  • April 9, 2021
    By Jenna Massey '24 From children’s stories to poetry collections to military history, the alumni authors of William and Mary have all of your book-loving needs covered.
  • an image of an intricate doorway in black and white
    April 6, 2021
    In this series, we are spotlighting researchers who have contributed to W&M ScholarWorks, our institutional repository. We asked each researcher to identify a scholarly work and share the “human story” behind it. Who are the people behind the data and theory, and how were they affected by the scholarship?

Mar 2021