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High school research at UMW

A guide to the UMW Libraries for high school students


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UMW invites high school students to use its libraries to find sources for their research projects.

UMW offers...

  • More than 300,000 books.
  • Approximately 200 databases, containing millions of articles.
  • A selection of trustworthy websites, recommended by librarians.
  • Instructions for citing sources.
  • Help from reference librarians.
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UMW has two libraries, one on the Fredericksburg campus and one on the Stafford campus. High school students are welcome at both libraries.

Simpson Library on the Fredericksburg campus of UMW
Simpson Library (Fredericksburg campus)
The building that houses the Stafford Campus Library.‚Äč
Stafford campus library