Art of the Book
Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2
10am - 3pm
Matoaka Art Studio

Join us for a two-day intensive workshop, March 1 & 2 from 10-3pm, to explore and study the exciting world of books using Swem Library's Special Collections and finishing by creating a collaborative artwork using relief printmaking. 

24 Speed Filmmaking Competition
Friday, March 1 - Saturday, March 2
5:30pm - 7pm
Swem Library, Ford Classroom

The rules are simple: write, shoot, and edit a short film in just 24 hours! The contest is open to W&M students and alumni, pros and amateurs alike, and is a chance to show your filmmaking chops on the big screen.

What’s So Special about Special Collections? 
Tuesday, March 5
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Swem Library, Special Collections Research Center

Rare book dealer Heather O'Donnell breaks down some popular misconceptions about private book collecting and library special collections.

Data Crunch: Finding Open Data
Wednesday, March 6
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Swem Library, Kyle Classroom
The 2024 Ampersand International Arts Festival
Monday, March 18 - Sunday, March 24
Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) Memorial Hall, Multiple Locations

The 2024 Ampersand International Arts Festival will feature a week of films, live performances, workshops, panels, receptions, and more, March 18-24.

STLI Community Conversation: Generative AI One Year Later
Tuesday, March 19
12:30pm - 1:45pm
Swem Library, Ford Classroom

STLI Teaching & Learning Talk | Generative AI One Year Later

W&M Libraries Trivia
Tuesday, March 19
Swem Library, Ford Classroom

The beastliest trivia night of them all returns to W&M Libraries this month with a new menagerie of lifeforms.  So, round up your herd, group up your gaggle, and meet us in the Ford Classroom on Tuesday, March 19th at 7pm. 

W&M Libraries Student Ambassadors Meeting
Wednesday, March 20
5pm - 6pm
Swem Library, Ford Classroom

Do you love libraries? If so, join the Library Ambassadors, a student group here at W&M. We have monthly dinner meetings, learn about what's happening in the libraries, and give feedback on how to make our campus libraries even better. 

Book Talk with Bruce Holsinger
Wednesday, March 20
Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg, VA 23185

William & Mary is once again working with the Williamsburg Regional Library for the One Book, One Community program. This year's selection is Bruce Holsinger's novel, The Displacements.

STLI Quick Bite: Anatomy of an Effective AI Prompt
Thursday, March 21
12:30pm - 1pm

STLI Quick Bite: Anatomy of an Effective AI Prompt

Chicken or the Egg: Inside the Author-Illustrator Collaboration
Thursday, March 21
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Swem Library, Ford Classroom

Children's author Desiree Cooper and fabrication artist/illustrator Bec Sloane will take the class inside their collaboration to create the award-winning book, Nothing Special

Fireside Chat: “Data Revolution and National Security Evolution”
Thursday, March 21
5pm - 7pm
Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Brinkley Commons

Join us on Thursday, March 21 to kick off the 4th Annual National Security Conference with a book talk and signing from Shane Harris & Stephanie Pell!

Living Library
Friday, March 22
3pm - 7pm
Swem Library
Data Crunch: Company & Industry Data
Tuesday, March 26
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), McLeod Business Library

One Tribe, One Day: Party on the Patio
Tuesday, March 26
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Swem Library, Conservation Patio

One Tribe, One Day, the university's day of giving is Tuesday, March 26. Mark your calendar and join us to celebrate with free Ben & Jerry's ice cream, live music and adorable therapy dogs on the Swem Patio (on the side near Small Hall) from 12:30-3:30pm!

Workshop: Digital Humanities, "Text Analysis with HathiTrust"
Wednesday, March 27
12pm - 1pm
Swem Library, Cox Classroom

The HathiTrust Digital Library includes more than 18 million digitized items. Learn how to get the most out of it through text analysis and other tricks in this hands-on workshop. 

    Library/IT/STLI Connect on the Patio
    Wednesday, March 27
    4pm - 5pm
    Swem Library, Botetourt Gallery

    Join us on March 27 from 4:00-5:00PM in the Botetourt Gallery for a faculty/staff event. Enjoy snacks, drinks, and great conversation! Open to faculty & staff. 

    Telling Stories with Maps: Digital Humanities Workshop with Paul Vierthaler
    Friday, March 29
    12pm - 1pm
    Swem Library, Ford Classroom

    In this hands-on workshop, STLI Faculty Fellow Paul Vierthaler will discuss a variety of mapping assignments and their value as teaching tools. Prof. Vierthaler will discuss concepts and skills students can learn by developing their own map-based stories.

    CGA Speaker Series - Using Spatial Analysis to Reveal and Address Inequities
    Friday, March 29
    1pm - 2pm
    Zoom Lecture

    Join the CGA for a very special speaker series lecture with Esri's program manager of spatial analysis/data science, Lauren Bennett, & Esri's spatial statistics product engineer, Alberto Nieto, to talk about using spatial analysis to examine inequities.


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    Writing and Communication Center Open for Spring Semester
    Monday, February 5 - Friday, May 10
    1pm - 10pm
    Swem Library,

    At the Writing and Communication Center, trained peer consultants offer individual assistance with writing, presentation, and other communication assignments across disciplines and at any stage, from generating ideas to polishing a final product.