This February marks the annual celebration of Black History Month, officially recognized by President Gerald Ford as a period to “honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”
In this post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new digital archivist, Michelle Runyon!
In today's blog post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new oral historian!
The path to allyship is not easy; it is paved by unlearning practices, thoughts, and challenging those around you that hold onto racist ways. Changing our societal structure is not the mission of one person, but the mission of all of us.
Nature builds sharing into our DNA. Even the most cynical of us needs to be part of other people’s lives by giving at least a bit of our selves. During a pandemic, however, sharing is not a good thing.
When the Libraries closed our buildings for safety reasons, students and faculty who rely on our print collections suddenly found themselves in a bind. Librarians jumped in to help our scholars make it through this difficult time.
A new W&M blog series. In this post, Natalie Rowland chronicles what it's like to work in the time of Corona.
A new W&M blog series. In this post, Jamie Brandenburg chronicles what it's like to work in the time of Corona.
Since most students left campus for spring break on March 6—and were unable to return because of the COVID-19 pandemic—I’ve walked campus several times every week. There’s a stunning quiet, yet campus has a heartbeat. Many operations continue.
Azana Carr, External Relations Assistant, struggles to put into words what it feels like to be a graduating senior during the Covid-19 pandemic and describes how her love of libraries has kept her going through such a tumultuous time.