The Alderson Broaddus University library provides virtually all materials students need to complete class assignments and achieve success in college. Paid subscription academic databases, available anytime and anywhere on or off campus, account for 98% of the use of library resources. These Internet accessible full-text and audio resources include:
- Hundreds of electronic reference books
- Over 50,000 university and professional press books
- Over 11,000 full text journals, magazines and newspapers
- Over 65,000 CD music recordings
The campus library houses additional resources:
- Course-related reserve materials
- Over 40,000 books
- Over 1,000 audio-visual items
The library staff is skilled and competent. Master’s degree librarians provide subject-specific computer lab instruction on the use of library resources and are available days, evenings, and weekends to provide individual tutorial instruction and assistance to students.
S. Kelly Bracey
Assistant to the Librarian
Registrar, Assistant Librarian
Saundra Hoxie has been the Registrar of Alderson Broaddus since 1997. Saundra graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and in 1980 with a Master of Library Science degree. In 1990 Saundra and her husband David moved to Philippi when he accepted the position of Director of Library Services. Prior to being appointed as Registrar, Saundra served as AB’s assistant librarian.
As Registrar, Saundra has helped assist the work of many administrative bodies and committees. She views the position of Registrar as not only the chief custodian of the University’s academic records but also as a facilitator helping faculty, the administration and especially students achieve their goals. In 2014 Saundra was the recipient of an Alderson Broaddus University honorary Doctor in Education degree.
Saundra has six adult children (including two AB graduates) and is the grandmother of seven.