Library - University of Valley Forge



The Storms Research Center (SRC) at the University of Valley Forge (UVF) contains a computer mall, IT Support Center, and conference and study rooms on the first floor, and the J. Robert Ashcroft Memorial Library on the second floor.

UVF Storms Research Center

Storms Research Center


The SRC supports the mission of the university by providing a place for students to grow in wisdom and knowledge. The SRC strives to supply a positive research and study environment, help library users develop intellectually, afford access to a wide variety of resources, and promote the ability to use information effectively and ethically.


Not only does the library house a physical collection of books, periodicals, special collections, and technology; it extends to every student’s laptop, tablet, and smartphone across our campus and around the world. Our databases provide access to millions of resources: full-text books, articles, reference works, musical tracks, videos, and a host of other tools.

  • Library Online Catalog
    The ​Library’s collection of over 65,000 print books and multimedia items can be searched through the Online Catalog.
  • Library Databases
    Access to 48 databases containing e-books, scholarly journals, and additional sources to support classroom learning and research.
  • LibGuides
    Subject guides, research assistance, and useful resources on a variety of topics. These guides can be used as a starting point for research in various disciplines.

Contact Information


Please use the following options to contact the ​Library staff:

Circulation Desk: 610.917.2001



Melanie Oestreich


Library Hours


The Storms Research Center is open during the following hours while classes are in session:
Monday: 7:30 am – 11 pm
Tuesday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 11 pm*
Friday: 7:30 am – 5 pm*
Saturday: 1 pm – ​9 pm
Sunday: 6 pm – 11 pm

*The SRC is closed 10 – 11 am Tuesday through Friday for chapel.