Stafford Library Express

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On Thursdays from 5-6pm for the remainder of the Fall semester, a library staff member will be available at the information desk of the North building of the Stafford campus to assist students with a library related questions and tasks – get research help, return books, reserve a study room, and more.

Expanded Full Text Access for America: History and Life & Historical Abstracts


UMW Libraries has started a trial for expanded full text access to America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts, two of our popular databases from EBSCO. These databases are ideal for historical or interdisciplinary research; the expanded coverage provides full text articles from over 500 different journals. Results from these databases, as well as the […]

BrowZine: Read journals on your phone or tablet!

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Take the library everywhere you go! BrowZine is an app that lets you read your favorite journals from your iPhone, iPad, or Android tablet*. Create your own virtual bookshelf and receive notifications when new issues are available. Download it now from one of the links below. * Android phone version coming soon!

Speaking Center – Services for Stafford Students


The Speaking Center has extended services to the Stafford campus. Stafford students that need help with class presentations, interview preparation, or public speaking can make an appointment with the Speaking Center at 540-654-1347 or Consultations are held in the ITCC (Room 437) on the Fredericksburg campus Monday through Friday.  Please see our website for more […]

Stafford Library – Study/Video Room

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The Stafford Campus Library now has a multi-purpose room available for small group study, presentation practice, and video creation.  It is equipped with 4 networked iMacs (with iMovie), a green screen, and a light set.  Students can use their own video cameras or one can be borrowed from the library. If you wish to use this room, […]

Stafford Library – Earlier Hours

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The Stafford Campus Library will be opening at 11:30a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the Fall semester in an effort to better serve the needs of students taking daytime classes at the Stafford campus. Questions and comments can be directed to the Stafford Campus Library at or 540-286-8025.

INDT/Curriculum Software


A new collection of education software is now available in the Stafford Campus Library.  To see what’s available, visit our new Curriculum Software guide.

Nursing (BSN) Subject Guide


Now introducing the new research guide for students in the BSN program! This guide contains links to article databases, e-books, and other helpful websites for students enrolled in the nursing program at the Stafford Campus.

Digitization of the Bullet


UMW Libraries is pleased to announce the digitization of the University’s student-run newspaper, The Bullet. Issues from 1922-2010 are now available online through the Internet Archive at The Bullet is a great source to use to learn more about the history of the University, to research specific events, and to get a snapshot of […]

Dogs in Simpson

Dogs in Simpson Library

Need to de-stress from all your exam studying? Rappahannock Comfort Canines will be here to help out. When: April 28-30 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7pm – 9pm. Where: Simpson Library Lobby