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Posted September 9, 2020

Students will notice a significant change when they enter Swem Library this fall.

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    Posted September 3, 2020

    Public academic research library deans from across the commonwealth will speak to faculty members, staff, and librarians about issues related to bundled journal packages, including concerns with the cost, equity and sustainability of these packages. 

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    Posted August 31, 2020

    The community’s pandemic reflections will be on display in an exciting collaborative exhibition, Our Town: Williamsburg 2020 Community Art Project, made possible by a partnership between the Williamsburg Regional Library, William & Mary Libraries, Muscarelle Museum of Art, and local arts organization CultureFix VA.

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    Posted August 5, 2020

    As the fall semester grows close, staff members at William & Mary Libraries feel prepared to safely reopen and operate through the uncharted waters of a pandemic. Swem Library will open to students, faculty and staff for limited hours starting August 10th, and will require visitors to show a current W&M ID at the entrance.

  • Posted July 30, 2020

    Find your next “must read” in the quarterly book roundup of titles written by W&M alumni and faculty.  

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    Posted July 20, 2020

    Beginning in summer 2020, all Kanopy film titles will require a faculty request for access and approval by W&M Libraries.

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    Posted July 17, 2020

    W&M Libraries has partnered with the W&M Alumni Association to host virtual talks with alumni children’s authors. The new “Summer Story Time Series” features authors reading their books and answering questions from the audience.

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    Posted July 10, 2020

    As Americans make efforts to learn more about the social justice and racial equity issues that are front and center in the nation right now, William & Mary Libraries has joined other institutions around the country in providing resources for self-education.

  • Posted May 27, 2020

    by Joseph McClain, University Communications

    The upheaval and restrictions of COVID-19 won’t stop undergraduate research over the summer at William & Mary.

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    Posted May 19, 2020

    Michelle Lelièvre, instructor in American Studies and Anthropology, collaborated with W&M Libraries staff on a multimedia assignment for her course, Hear Here: The Oral History of Williamsburg. 

  • Posted May 18, 2020

    For a limited time, while the Libraries’ book collections are closed to the public, HathiTrust is offering temporary online access to books they've digitized which W&M Libraries owns in its print collection.

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