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Course Reserves

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

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.

Library Instruction

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

Library Exhibit Application

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

Proxy Request

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

Purchase Request

Suggest an item for the Collection.

Research Appointment

Get one on one assistance from a librarian.

Scholarship & Research

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.

Eigenfactor.org

Eigenfactor.org 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.

Buffalo State on ResearchGate

ResearchGate is a free professional network for scholars and researchers.

Technology

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

An easy-to-use guide regarding copyright law and fair use in higher education.

Creating Persistent URLs to Online Articles

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

Equipment Loan

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

Printing & Photocopying

Networked printers and copiers are located throughout Butler Library. Please visit the circulation desk to find out more about your faculty and staff printing privileges. For large print and copy jobs, we recommend using the campus Copy Center, CLEV 111, (716) 878-4509.

RITE: Computing Help for Faculty and Staff

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.

Facilities

Archives & Special Collections

The Archives & Special Collection Department of SUNY Buffalo State was established in 1975 and houses a growing vibrant collection of primary and secondary source materials available to faculty, students, and the public. Our collections include various college publications, scrapbooks, speeches, memorabilia, photographs, college annual reports, budgets, and statistics starting in 1860 and stretching to the present. Access to the department is available by appointment only.

Emeriti Room

Buffalo State emeriti faculty are welcome to make use of our Emeriti Room, Butler Library 158. This quiet office space contains two attractive, comfortable reading chairs, a large desk and office chair, a computer, and an electric typewriter. The computer provides access to all Butler Library online databases and the Internet. For access to the Emeriti Room, contact Ken Fujiuchi, Head of Information Commons, at (716) 878-6312.

Faculty/Staff Workroom

Located in CyberQuad, Room 310, the workroom is available to all faculty and staff during normal library hours. The facility offers iMacs, PCs, scanners and printers. To gain access to the workroom, stop by the Circulation Desk to have your card programmed.

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.

Faculty & Staff FAQ

Library Liaisons

Your Library Liaisons

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