William & Mary Libraries



Kyle Collaboration Lab

This faculty-dedicated space provides a place where colleagues can meet to discuss and collaborate on curriculum development, course materials and other topics. The lab was named for John P. Kyle '67.

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Charles W. Reeder Media Center

The Charles W. Reeder Media Center provides space, technology, resources, services and expertise to support creative uses of multimedia technology.  The center enables students to experiment with a wide variety of digital media including video and digital cameras and cutting-edge film production software. Sharon Reeder McCarthy '69, the daughter of Swem’s original audiovisual director Charles Reeder, established an endowment that will support the ongoing operations of the Media Center.

Reeder Media Center

Cox Classroom

This smaller active learning classroom supports teaching and learning across the university.

Cox Classroom

Ford Classroom

This large active learning classroom hosts courses from disciplines across the university and features flexible workspaces and top-notch technology. 

Ford Classroom

Dulin Learning Center

This classroom is available to support library instruction, which includes course-related classes, workshops, and library labs. When the classroom is not being used for library instruction, it serves as an extension of the Information Commons, providing additional computer workstations.


The Margaret Baxter Vaughan Read & Relax Area

is a popular study area is named after Margaret Baxter Vaughan, who had a fondness for libraries in general and Swem in particular.


Marshall Gallery

This gallery features rotating exhibits of artifacts and materials from the library’s special collections.


Burger Display Office

Special Collections is home to the papers of the late Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States. While the collection will not be open to researchers for many years, we have an exhibit re-creating his retirement office at the U.S. Supreme Court. Many objects actually used by Burger are on display in the Burger Office on the first floor of Special Collections, including his briefcase, bench chair and red telephone.


Group and Individual Study Rooms

Swem Library’s technology-enhanced group study rooms provide students a space to collaborate on class assignments, research and projects.


Brown Board Room

This conference room with its iconic Wren-style window provides a meeting space for faculty and library staff.


Music Library

Housed in Ewell Hall, the music library offers collections and equipment to support faculty and students in the music department.

Music Lib Tech Zoo 2014

McLeod Business Library

This multi-purpose state-of-the-art information center serves the research, study and curricular needs of the students, faculty, staff, and business community. Using the latest database research tools it provides a unique opportunity for students and faculty to perform in practical or “real world” situations to enhance their perceptions of the business world.