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Library News

This all-pupose site contains information about the W&L University Library, including new acquisitions, changes in services, exhibits, and more.

New Reference E-Books and Databases

A list of reference works recently added to the Washington and Lee University Library collection in online form, usually as electronic books ("e-books").  

New for Environmental Studies

Presented in support of Environmental Studies at Washington and Lee, with news about newly-available resources.

New for Journalism and Mass Communications

Here are newly-available resources and other information relevant to this area of study at W&L.

New for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

New resources and other developments for students and faculty in W&L's developing Latin American and Caribbean Studies program.

New for Politics

Newly-available resources and other library-related news relevant to the study of politics at W&L.

New for Poverty Studies

Newly-available resources for W&L's Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability.

New for Sociology and Anthropology

New resources and other information in support of sociology, anthropology, and archaeology at W&L.


New from the U.S. Government

Leyburn Library is a selective Depository for U.S. Government publications and here are listed some new items available through our Web site and/or on our shelves.

Science Library Updates

Stay informed on the newest resources and services in the Telford Science Library.

Leyburn Library Renovation Blog

We used this blog to keep track of developments in Leyburn Library's renovation project, beginning June 2008.


Lists from Annie

Below is a selection of the most heavily-requested features from Annie's Featured Lists option.

New DVD's

Although this feature is never perfectly up-to-date, it does provide a list of films in DVD format which we have received in recent months. Our DVD's are shelved on the Main Floor,

McNaughton Collection

Here are the popular contemporary books from our beloved "sex-and-violence" collection -- mysteries, etc. These items are now shelved on the Main Floor.