News Archive

  • Eric Klinenberg
    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. 

  • Posted February 7, 2022

    Last week, W&M Libraries shed a bright light on Black Greek Letter organizations (BGLO) at the debut of the library’s exhibit, “Strollin’: A History of Black Greek Letter Organizations at William & Mary.” 

  • Eric Klinenberg
    Posted January 11, 2022

    Williamsburg Regional Library and William & Mary are once again partnering to bring you One Book One Community, an initiative that encourages our community to come together and have a shared reading experience.

  • Posted December 13, 2021

    In its ongoing efforts to design innovative and sustainable approaches to library subscription models, VIVA is pleased to announce a new program in partnership with Wiley.  The 2022-2024 VIVA Wiley agreement includes Open Access publishing funds for both hybrid and fully gold journals as well as journal subscriptions.

  • Posted December 7, 2021

    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 November 3, 2021

    Last week Sumié Yotsukura ‘22 and Brian Zhao ’23 celebrated the installation of the exhibit, “Pu Kao Chen: Thoughts of 1923 U.S. & W&M,” at Swem Library. The exhibit was the culmination of their research project to unearth the stories of the first Asian students to attend W&M.

  • Posted October 8, 2021

    Oral Historian Andre Taylor accepted his position at William & Mary Libraries during unprecedented circumstances.

  • Posted October 5, 2021

    The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) is providing an unlimited Read-and-Publish transformative agreement with Rockefeller University Press that adds new journals to its electronic resources.

  • man in boat
    Posted September 29, 2021

    Randy Chambers, the director of William & Mary's Keck Environmental Field Laboratory, is leading a team that's trying to find a way to keep turtles out of crab traps. With the help of Swem Library's Makerspace, the team created devices to use to decrease turtles' ability to access the traps. 

  • book shelves
    Posted September 2, 2021

    Sexual harassment is far more frequent in academic libraries than previously assumed, according to a first-of-its-kind survey published in College & Research Libraries.