News and Exhibits

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

The library is  trialing the database Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers through October 30th, and we need your input to help us decide if we should add it to our collections. Access the trial through the A-Z Databases list. Use the feedback form to share your thoughts. Continue reading »

The Life and Legacy of Sterling A. Brown

Williams Libraries is celebrating the life and legacy of Sterling A. Brown (Williams 1922) with an exhibit and symposium. Registration is now open for the virtual symposium and live in-person exhibition reception. Program highlights include Imani Perry, Paula Giddings, and Cornelius Eady. For a full schedule and… Continue reading »

Digital Theatre+

The library is  trialing the database Digital Theatre+ through October 14th, and we need your input to help us decide if we should add it to our collections. Access the trial through the A-Z Databases list. Use the feedback form to share your thoughts. Continue reading »

Job Opening: Research & Instruction Librarian

Williams Libraries seeks an enthusiastic instruction librarian to work as Research and Instruction Librarian in a newly-defined position focusing on data literacy. This person will be library liaison for the sciences and economics, and will contribute to the library’s information literacy program by bringing a… Continue reading »

Recent publications on display in Sawyer and Schow

What are they thinking?

The publications from the end-of-year Dean of Faculty / Library reception are now on display in the libraries. Sciences publications are in Schow; Humanities and Social Sciences are in Sawyer.  The accompanying bibliography is available for pick-up on site, or online through the library’s institutional repository. The displays will be on view through the… Continue reading »

Celebrating Sterling A. Brown’s 121st Birthday

May 1 marks the 121st birthday of Sterling A. Brown, poet, folklorist, professor, and graduate of Williams College (class of 1922). Join us in remembrance and celebration with an audio mix curated by DJ Kailyn Hype. Does this playlist inspire you to submit a proposal for the symposium to… Continue reading »

New Exhibit – Poetry Across Borders

In celebration of National Poetry Month, this display showcases poetry collections from around the world. With a focus on poetry in translation, international poets writing in English, and writing that melds English and Spanish, it shares the breadth of work breaking down borders and challenging the effects… Continue reading »