News and Exhibits

Digital collections now searchable in Library catalog

New Way to Access Williams Digital Collections

New Way to Access Williams Digital Collections Williams Digital Collections, including complete runs of the Gul and Record, senior theses, faculty scholarship, and the Alumni Review, can now be accessed through the library web page. This material, formerly accessed through the Unbound site, is now conveniently integrated… Continue reading »

Confidential Disposition (Shred) Day 2022

Confidential Disposition (Shred!) Day will be Wednesday January 11th, 2023. All records must be collected by noon, Tuesday January 10th (details below). To support a more sustainable campus and to promote better business workflows, Williams Office of VP Finance, Operations, and Treasurer and the records management program (Special Collections,… Continue reading »

New Exhibit: Zines Respond: Recognize, Reclaim, Resist

In a collage style image, a hand holds a megaphone above blue waves.

In response to bias incidents on campus, the zines in this exhibit were chosen to to demonstrate how the authors RECOGNIZE histories of oppression and their effects on the targeted communities, RECLAIM personal experiences of oppression in the hopes of redefining oneself, and, ultimately, finding ways to RESIST hegemonic structures, both individually and within a collective.  Continue reading »

New Sterling A. Brown Playlist Released

Throughout his lifetime, D.C. Native, Sterling Allen Brown wore many hats. Novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, and educator extraordinaire, SAB was also considered a top authority on folk music and blues. His participation in events such as the 1952 Jazz Roundtable panel session, “Jazz and the American Popular Culture,”… Continue reading »

Hispanic American Newspapers

The library is  trialing the database Hispanic American Newspapers through November 11th, 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 »

South Asian Newspapers

The library is  trialing the database South Asian Newspapers through November 11th, 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 »

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 »