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Support the Health Sciences Library

Financial Donations

The Health Sciences Library welcomes financial donations to support its resources and services. Donations may be unrestricted or designated for specific areas such as:

  • Audiovisual collection
  • Book collection
  • Building beautification, such as art work
  • Electronic resources
  • History of Medicine Collection
  • Journal collection
  • Stress Relief event for students featuring therapy dogs
  • Special projects

Donors may also wish to memorialize a family member, friend, colleague or event, or designate their donation in another manner. Simply tell us your wishes in the additional comment box on the HSL Giving page. Donors who wish to make a financial donation by mail must complete the printable Donation Form.

Donations are accepted by the University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc. on behalf of the Health Sciences Library.
The University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc. is a New York non-profit, public benefit corporation organized for the purpose of encouraging voluntary private support for the advantage of all divisions of the University at Buffalo.

To discuss these and other opportunities for donations, please contact:

Amy Lyons

Interim Director, Health Sciences Library
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14214-3002
(716) 829-5719

Gifts of Books and other Materials Acceptance Policy

The Health Sciences Library accepts gifts of books, journals, and non-print materials which enhance the library’s collection and support current instructional and research programs of the UB health sciences schools.  Books published within the past five years and historical materials are especially welcome.

Material donated to the library becomes the property of the UB Libraries or UB Foundation and can be added to the collection or discarded, as deemed appropriate.  Books not added to the collection may be sold to students, the proceeds of which are used to buy new materials for the Library. 

Donors are required to fill out a Gift Acceptance Policy Form.  All gifts will be acknowledged.

If you wish to discuss making a donation before submitting a gift proposal form, please contact Pamela Rose, Web Services & Library Promotions Coordinator, (716) 829-5722 or

International Donation Programs

A list of other institutions, agencies and programs all over the world that desperately need educational materials. Contact Pamela Rose at (716) 829-5722 for more information.