William & Mary’s oral history collection, preserved in Swem Library’s Special Collections Research Center, will gain exciting new additions in the coming years as the university celebrates the 50th anniversary of African-American students in residence and the 100th anniversary of co-education. Carmen Bolt, the library’s new oral historian, is currently conducting two oral history projects in relation to these milestone anniversaries.
Posted November 8, 2017
Posted October 25, 2017
In honor of Open Access (OA) Week, W&M Libraries have released a collection of research guides within “scholarly communications” to help the W&M community learn more about these important topics.
Posted October 6, 2017
The three-day event runs Oct. 26 to 28 and is free and open to the public. Nearly 30 scholars from as far away as London will participate.
Posted October 5, 2017
Sasha Prokhorov had seen St. Petersburg many times through the eyes of the William & Mary students participating in his study-abroad classes to Russia. Never had he seen it through the lenses of the video cameras they carried.
Posted September 20, 2017
New York Times Bestselling author Kwame Alexander will visit William & Mary on Friday, Oct. 6 for a number of special events, including a writing workshop exclusively for W&M students.
Posted September 7, 2017
Over 200 people attended the opening reception, held at Swem Library, to honor the three women, Lynn Briley ‘71, Janet Brown Strafer ‘71 and Karen Ely ’71, who moved into Jefferson Hall in 1967.
Posted August 21, 2017
Students, faculty, alumni and community members created a mural that will be permanently installed in Swem Library, as part of William & Mary’s 50th anniversary commemoration of its first African-American residential students.