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Welcome to Simpson Library!
Welcome to the Stafford Campus Library!
- Mar 22, 2016"Meet Your Librarians Erin Wysong, Reference and Sciences Librarian Can assist with research projects in science subjects such as: Biology Chemistry Computer Science Mathematics Physics Geography Earth and Environmental Science email@example.com"Continue Reading
- Jan 25, 2017Movies and Documentaries for Film Lovers. Watch now: umw.kanopystreaming.comContinue Reading
- Dec 15, 2017Simpson Library will close for the winter break at 5:00 PM TONIGHT. We'll reopen at 8 am on January 3rd. See you in 2018!Continue Reading
- Oct 31, 2016Ancestry Library Edition Now Available. UMW has now subscribed to Ancestry Library Edition. Only available on the University of Mary Washington Campus.Continue Reading
- Dec 8, 2017Warm Winter Greetings Season's Greetings from UMW Libraries. We hope you have a wonderful season, and we wish you the best in the new year. UMW Libraries Staff and StudentsContinue Reading
- Mar 10, 2016I Love the Library, I Love the Library Not In February, we asked students to share what they love or don’t love about UMW Libraries. We thought you'd like to know what we learned and how we're making improvements.Continue Reading
- Apr 27, 2017New Digital Collection! The Epaulet, 1940-1968 "Not words, but Thoughts and the Manner of Expressing Them Make Literature." Explore the student literary magazine at libraries.umw.edu/specialcollectionsContinue Reading
- Mar 15, 2016"Meet Your Librarians Peter Catlin, Reference Librarian and Coordinator of First-Year Programs Can assist with research projects for First-Year Seminars, or any other class taken in the first year. firstname.lastname@example.org"Continue Reading
- Feb 25, 2016"Meet Your Librarians Carolyn Parsons, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist Can assist with research projects requiring: Historical documents and photographs relating to the University Rare books UMW traditions and artifacts email@example.com"Continue Reading
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Stafford Collection Information
The library at the Stafford campus provides access to materials in support of the education, nursing, and business courses offered at this campus. The library spaces and workstations are open to UMW students, faculty, and staff as well as to members of the local community.
Research assistance is available online and face-to-face. Simply send us your research topic, and a librarian will work with you to develop a successful search strategy with keyword and database recommendations.
Curriculum Materials Collection
The Curriculum Materials Collection contains children’s literature, classroom games, manipulatives, Praxis study guides, and research materials in support of the College of Education.
EagleOne ID Cards
You can obtain an EagleOne card in the Stafford Campus Library whenever we are open. Simply ask at the library information desk. No appointments necessary.
Green screen roomA green screen room is available for students and faculty to create and edit videos. This space is also available for practicing presentations and quiet study.