Services for Faculty & Staff

Equipment and Facilities

Book Scanner

The library owns a Minolta PS7000c book scanner. Please contact Systems Librarian Marc Bayer for an appointment.

Equipment Loan

Check out cameras, laptops, projectors and more from the Application Support Desk.

Emeriti Room

Buffalo State emeriti faculty are welcome to make use of our Emeriti Room.

Professional Development Center

A center designed to provide a campus-wide forum for faculty to share their ideas and expertise with regard to teaching, scholarship, and service.

Printing & Photocopying

Networked printers and copiers are located throughout Butler Library.

Teaching Resources

Your Library Liaisons

Don't know who to contact at Butler Library? Find out here.

Computing and Technology Services

This page contains information for Buffalo State faculty and staff on how to obtain software and hardware for home use, plus a link to finding alternative software solutions. For more computing support for faculty and staff, see also the Help for Faculty and Staff page.

Course Reserves - Guidelines for Faculty

Provide special-use articles, books, chapters, and media items for your classes.

Library Instruction Classes

Buffalo State faculty, staff, and student organizations may bring classes or groups to E. H. Butler Library for instruction in doing library research.

Purchase Request Form

Suggest an Item for the Collection.

Creating Persistent URLs to Online Articles

Persistent URLs are internet addresses to full-text articles, useful in course management systems such as Blackboard.

U. S. Copyright Law and Fair-Use Guidelines for Books and Periodicals

A handy guide for teachers.

Technology Appointment Request Form

Need assistance with new educational technologies? Let us know your goals and we'll connect you with an expert.

Scholarship and Research

Interlibrary Loan

If we don't have an item you need, chances are we can get it from one of our partner libraries. Interlibrary loan is a free service for current Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff.

Digital Commons

Buffalo State College's Institutional Repository (IR) system brings together all the college's research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. The IR is an excellent vehicle for working papers or copies of published articles and conference papers. Presentations, senior theses, and other works not published elsewhere can also be published in the IR. E-mail Digital Commons to learn more.


RefWorks is web-based research management, writing and collaboration software package.

Current Awareness Services - Alerts

Alert services send subscribers e-mail updates about new content added to periodical database or journal websites.

Database Troubleshooting (PDF)

Learn more about using our periodical databases.

Proxy Request

Faculty and staff may designate a student as their proxy to check out library materials using this online form.

Library Exhibit Application

Butler Library invites faculty and staff to submit their publications or creative works for display.

Questions About the Library?

Use our Libanswers Knowledgebase to find an answer, or submit your query through our library question and answer service.

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