Stafford Library – Study/Video Room

video camera

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

Simpson Library Exam Cram Hours

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  

Artifacts in the Archives: From A (academic) to Z (zany)


Our newest exhibit is an informative and fun look at some of the artifacts that are housed in the University Archives. The exhibit highlights objects, ranging from arrowheads found at Brompton to a gym suit from 1928. Come see the Beanies freshmen had to wear when beginning their first semester and discover the Westmoreland dorm […]

Orientation Guide – Stafford Campus Library


New to the Stafford Campus?  Then check out our new orientation guide for an introduction to the resources and services available at the Stafford Campus Library.

Maker/DIY Guide


Check out our new guide featuring resources for the Maker and DIY (Do It Yourself) communities.  It highlights the ThinkLab, LearnerSpace, and useful library and web resources for anyone interested in participating in Maker/DIY activities. Image “Shining lightbulb concept isolated on the beige background” by shadphotos at

Zotero Workshops – Campus Libraries


Citing your sources have you stumped? Looking for an easier way to organize your research? Zotero ( is a great free tool that helps you collect and organize your sources to create bibliographies! With Zotero, you can easily keep track of the sources that you find, and automatically generate citations in APA, MLA or Chicago […]