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For Alumni and Community Users

Campus and Local History Resources

Looking for primary sources related to Potomac State College, local and regional history, local and regional news, or genealogy? Browse our digital collections or arrange to visit our special collections on-site.

Digitized Collections

Alumni Newsletters
Catamount Yearbooks 
Evelyn Bane Mineral County Genealogy Collection
Local High School Yearbooks Collection
West Virginia Newspapers Portal

Alumni Library Accounts (Friends of the Library)

Interested in borrowing materials (circulation collection only) or accessing electronic resources? Become a Friend of the Library (this program is administered by WVU Libraries).

Support the Library

You can help the library continue its mission. For information on supporting the Library, please contact our library director by calling 304-788-6901 or emailing us at

Library Funds

John and Mary Shipper Byrer Book Fund - Annual income from this fund shall be used by the library to purchase books as needed. Preference would be given to West Virginia books.

Lonny J. and Richard J. Watro Library Endowment -  Spendable income from this fund shall be used annually or otherwise at the discretion of the Director of the Library, in consultation with the Dean of Academic Affairs to aid the operations of the Potomac State College Library. In using the spendable income, the Director and Dean shall give emphasis to areas and needs that would have the broadest impact on the patrons of the Library.

Library Improvement Fund - Non-endowed fund will be used to enhance or expand libary facilities and resources on the Potomac State College campus. Fund uses include capital improvements, information technology, library acquisitions (books, electronic databases, journals) and other learning resources.