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University at Buffalo Libraries

Physical Accessibility to the UB Libraries

North Campus

  • Law Library:
    The Law Library is located on the second floor of O'Brian Hall. O’Brian has an automatic door and accessible elevators, which are located near the main entrance of the building. The entrance to the library itself is equipped with an automatic door.
  • Lockwood Memorial Library:
    The main entrances to Lockwood Library are located on the second floor with elevator access through Baldy Hall. Use the automatic doors to enter the library or the Cybrary. Access to the 1st floor (government documents and instruction room 109) is via the elevator in the 2nd floor Cybrary.
  • Music Library:
    The Music Library is located on the ground floor of Baird Hall. The outside doors of the Baird Hall lobby are automatic. The glass entrance and exit doors of the Music Library are not automatic, but there is a doorbell by the entrance.
  • Special Collections (includes The Poetry Collection and University Archives):
    Please go to the Circulation Desk on first floor of Capen and ask a staff member to call Special Collections. A staff member from Special Collections will come down and escort you upstairs.
  • Silverman Library / Multimedia Center:
    The main entrance to the library is located on the first floor of Capen Hall. The building may be entered by way of automatic doors. The entrance to the library itself remains open during business hours.

South Campus

  • Architecture and Planning Library:
    Entrance to the library will accommodate wheelchair access, but an automatic door is not present. If the doors to the library are not standing open, please knock for assistance.
  • Health Sciences Library:
    The main entrance to the library is wheelchair accessible and is equipped with an automatic door. It is located at the far right of the main entrance. To access the 1st or 2nd mezzanine, please contact a staff member for freight elevator access.

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Last Update: 20 August, 2008