A new and unique Archive of American LGBTQ Political and Legal History is being established at Swem Library in memory of renown historian John Boswell ’69, it was announced today by Carrie Cooper, dean of University Libraries at William & Mary.
News and Events
Posted May 12, 2022
An intriguing set of mysteries has surrounded William & Mary's first-edition copy of Isaac Newton's masterwork. Caitlin Dolt ‘22 brought her knowledge of Latin and physics to the task.
Posted May 6, 2022
William & Mary Libraries placed third in the number of submissions after participating in the Long Story Short Awards, an interuniversity writing contest for student-written flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.
Posted May 5, 2022
It didn’t look like the entrance to a rabbit hole at first; it was just a guest lecturer in a physics class.
It was Caitlin Dolt’s sophomore year at William & Mary and Josh Erlich was walking her physics class through a derivation.
Posted May 4, 2022
Take a minute each day during final exams to recharge with these activities at Swem! All events will take place in the first floor lobby area, unless otherwise noted.
Posted April 28, 2022
William & Mary Libraries is proud to announce H. Elizabeth “Bee” McLeod ’83, MBA ’91 as the recipient of the Nancy H. Marshall Award.
Posted April 26, 2022
The William & Mary Libraries Undergraduate Library Research Awards recognize the creative and original library research completed by William & Mary undergraduate students.
Posted April 15, 2022
W&M Libraries is adding a mural that will leverage art and technology to inspire conservation action and sustainable behavior change.
Posted April 4, 2022
William & Mary Libraries is supporting and celebrating student research during Undergraduate Research Month by hosting an inaugural student writers retreat and presenting its annual research awards in April.
Posted March 21, 2022
In April 2019, Witney Schneidman made the long walk from the entrance of Swem Library to Special Collections with a pit in his stomach. He asked to see the ledger of his ancestor, Samuel Francis Bright. He found that Bright had owned enslaved people on the William & Mary property where he sat. This discovery sent him on a path that eventually led to establishing a scholarship for descendants of the enslaved.
Posted March 7, 2022
Last month W&M hosted a visit from sociologist and bestselling author, Eric Klinenberg, as part of its One Book One Community program.
11:00am to 12:00pm
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