Wolfgram Memorial Library

Wolfgram Memorial Library

Welcome to Widener University's Wolfgram Memorial Library—the home of all of your resource needs. Explore below to discover our extensive resources, collections and services.

Additional Resources & Research Tools

Library Classic Catalog

Search our physical holdings for books, journals, DVDs, CDs, games, and Microfilm. You can also login to your account, check due dates, and renew items.

A to Z Databases

Browse our list of databases to find ones relevant to your research topic.

Publication Finder

Looking for a book or journal? Use our full-text finder to browse by title, subject or discipline. 

Subject Guides

Our subject guides offer subject specific research information that highlights databases, books/ebooks, web resources, and reference titles. Also available are our “How-to” guides that cover topics such as APA Style, InterLibrary Loan, and Evaluating Web Pages.

"How-to" Guides

Our “How-to” guides cover topics such as APA Style, InterLibrary Loan, and Evaluating Web Pages.


Wolfgram is your headquarters for dissertation submission and binding. Click here for requirements & procedures.


Search commonly asked questions.


Our collection includes access to over 170,000 ebooks through several different databases, some of which are listed below. For search tips and guidance on how to use each of these databases, browse our eBook Database Tutorials guide. 



Streaming Videos

There are several streaming video resources available through the library. For tips on using videos in your classes, instructions on how to use these databases, and links to other helpful information, visit our Streaming Video Guide.


Circulating & Reference Materials

Search the Library Catalog for our main collection of books, reference titles, journals, videos/DVDs, and microfilm. Stop by the information desk if you need help finding a title.  

  • Main collection books: 3rd floor 
  • McNaughton collection: 2nd floor in the Reference Area  
  • Children books: 4th floor 
  • Reference books: 2nd floor (ask at Information Desk) 
  • Journals: 1st floor 
  • DVDs/Videos: 2nd floor (ask at Information Desk) 
  • Board games: 2nd floor (ask at Information Desk)
  • Microfilm: 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors (ask at Information Desk) 


Ask a Librarian & Virtual Assistance

Have a question? Ask a Librarian! The library offers online chat service where you can chat directly to ask a librarian any research questions while on or off campus. If chat is currently offline, please reach out to your library liaison or use the contact details below for assistance.

Wolfgram Memorial Library in fall

Visiting the Library

The Wolfgram Memorial Library is open to Widener students, faculty, and staff. We also welcome Widener alumni and retired faculty/staff. Other local college faculty, staff and students may visit with presentation of a college ID. Others who have a specific need to use the library’s collection may request an approved visit using the Guest Form.

The library is located off of Walnut Street between Kirkbride Hall and Kapelski Learning Center. To enter our building, use your Widener ID. Visitors can use the call box to the right of the entrance for assistance.

Library services and policies

Upcoming Events

Exterior of library

Prefer to text? We can be reached at (610) 624-5423.