Below are some of the accessibility features available at Butler Library.
*All three floors of E. H. Butler Library are accessible to patrons with mobility impairments. The first floor is on two levels.
If you need assistance locating, retrieving, or using materials, you may request assistance at the Ask Us desk located on the lower first floor of the Academic Commons. You may also place a Hold Request. Directions on placing a request are below. After a request is placed a librarian will have the book placed on the hold shelf located on the first floor of the library by the circulation and ask us desks. If you need immediate assistance retrieving a book, please ask for assistance at the circulation desk, we are happy to help!
If E. H. Butler Library does not have a copy of a print book you need, we can acquire it from any of the SUNY academic libraries through Resources Sharing. To learn how to request a book from another SUNY Academic Library click Here.
For print books and digital articles that are not available through other SUNY libraries, we can request access through our interlibrary loan system. Books can usually be available for pick up within 3 to 14 business days. Articles typically can be delivered digitally within 1 to 4 business days. To set up your free account and learn more about interlibrary loan please click Here. To view interlibrary loan FAQs please click Here.
Reference librarians offer individualized assistance to students, faculty, and staff who would like to learn how to use the library more efficiently and take advantage of the many resources available. For extensive research help, you may request a research appointment with a librarian. Research appointments are available in-person and virtually.
All PC computer workstations have the Ease of Access Center that allows modifying accessibility settings and programs through Windows. Visit the Microsoft Windows website for more information.
The Assistive Technology Lab, located in Butler Library's first floor QuietQuad (room 181G), houses the following equipment and software for patrons with disabilities: