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Faculty & Staff Guide: Find

Scholarship and Research

Course Reserves Form

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

Purchase Request Form

Suggest an item for the Collection.

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. is a website which ranks the importance and quality of research journals in many subject fields.  Use this source to search by journal name, publication year, or subject categories developed by ISI/Web of Science.  Developed at the University of Washington.

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.

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