The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Swem Library connects students, faculty, and researchers with rare and unique materials, including:
- original manuscripts
- rare books
- audiovisual media
- and more
Services during COVID-19
Special Collections is open to all researchers for onsite research, but with limited capacity in our reading room. We strongly encourage requesting an appointment to ensure that we will be able to accommodate your visit. We may need to limit your appointment to two hours depending on demand. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with requests for appointments, research consultations, and any other questions.
Our reproduction services are also available, with priority given to internal W&M requests. There may be delays for external requests.
An Acquired Taste
Posted June 30, 2021Recently, I began a process to show my appreciation to William & Mary, in a modest way, for my education and to give something back to the College as I approached the 50th anniversary of my graduation in 1970.
Posted May 19, 2021On one level a virtual reality headset works the same way as the old View Master toy.