News and Exhibits

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 you can view it online. The displays will be on view… 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 »

EndNote workshops ahead!

Stressed about citations? The Libraries are here to help! Come to a quick half-hour workshop (or two) on EndNote, a citation manager that will save you time and work as you research and write. Citation managers are great for: keeping all your citations for different projects organized; attaching and… Continue reading »

New Exhibits – D.I.Y. Publications from Winter Study

A display of student DIY publications behind a sign that reads

Zines, chapbooks, artist books, blogs, and other “do-it-yourself” (D.I.Y.) forms of publication have served as mechanisms of communication, expression, and community building that give voice to marginalized creators. The publications included in these exhibit were created by Williams ENGL12 students who used Winter Study to develop their own practical… Continue reading »