OI Reader Content

The OI Reader features plenty of material for users to access and enjoy.

Below, please find a detailed list of the kinds of content available for perusal through the OI Reader app.

To download content to your device at no charge, be sure to click on the light blue “Free” button in the lower right-hand corner of the listed icons.  The content will then download to your phone or tablet – you can return to it again at any time!


William & Mary Quarterly

  • Digitized Issues
    • Free 2-3 page preview of current articles with the option to purchase entire issues
  • Open WMQ
    • Free access to exclusive digital-only WMQ articles, such as Simon Newman’s “Hidden in Plain Sight: Escaped Slaves in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Jamaica”
    • Free access to WMQ Editor’s Choice articles
    • Free access to WMQ Most Used articles

Podcasts

  • Doing History
    • Free access to the podcast as well as extra materials, interactive images and maps, bonus audio, book chapters, and bibliographies
  • Ben Franklin’s World
    • Free access to the podcast as well as extra materials, interactive images and maps, bonus audio, book chapters, and bibliographies

OI Published Books

  • Book Chapters
    • Free access to individual chapters from OI published books are available for perusal
    • Table of Contents in its entirety is available for view
    • Overviews and links to purchase are included in the app
    • Prize-winning books are often highlighted and include bonus materials

The OI Reader and its content can be broken down into several navigational features.

Please click on any of the buttons below for a guide to these main features and their functions.

For the following tutorials, we will use Simon Newman’s digital William & Mary Quarterly article, entitled “Hidden in Plain Sight: Escaped Slaves in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Jamaica.”  This exclusive digital-only article is free to download on the OI Reader.

Opening Digital ContentGeneral NavigationNotesInteractive Maps & ImagesAudio & Video Clips