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Libraries Annex Services

Quick FAQs



Services for UB Students, Faculty & Staff

Annex General Circulating Collection: (Books)

  • Requested via Delivery+. Select Delivery+ Book Request from the catalog item record of the material you are requesting.  Enter your UBIT Name and Password. You will be prompted to choose a pickup location.
  • Faculty and Staff may choose to have materials delivered to their official campus address. Select “Deliver to Department” when choosing a pickup location for an item requested from the catalog.
  • Typically, request are processed within one business day  or less (may be longer during peak times). Delivery to Department may take lonker, depending on Campus Mail volume.
  • Notified via email when item is available for pick-up at Circulation Desk. Materials will be held at the Circulation Desk for one week.

Annex Non-Circulating Collection: (Journals)

  • May be used on-site at Libraries Annex
  • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)
  • Contact the Annex Manager for special circumstances (such as on campus, in-library use)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

  • Requested via Delivery+
  • Typically, one business day turn around or less (may be longer during peak times)

Special Collections Materials:

  • Requested by calling Special Collections staff at 716-645-2916 or by email at lib-archives@buffalo.edu.
  • Special Collections staff will arrange for delivery of materials to 420 Capen Hall where the material can be used.

Microfilm/microfiche Collection:

  • Requested via Delivery+
  • Materials that cannot be delivered electronically will be delivered to the Silverman Library Circulation Desk.



Services for Community Members

Annex General Circulating Collection: (Books)

  • Guest/Courtesy Borrowers of the UB Libraries:
    • Delivery to Campus Libraries:
      • Free of charge, requested via Delivery+. In the Libraries catalog, select Delivery+ Book Request in the holdings tab of the item you are requesting. Type in your login information from your Courtesy Card. You will be prompted to choose a pickup location.
      • Delivery is typically one business day (may be longer during peak times)
      • Notified via email when item is available for pick-up at Circulation Desk
    • On-Site pickup :
      • Free of charge with UB Guest Borrower Card
      • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)
  • Other users:
    • May use materials on-site at the Libraries Annex
    • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)
    • State-of-the-art self serve scanner allows users to either email or save images to their portable USB drive (preferred)

Annex Non-Circulating Collection: (Journals)

  • May be used on-site at Libraries Annex
  • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)
  • State-of-the-art self serve scanner allows users to either email or save images to their portable USB drive (preferred)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

    • Electronic Delivery to User’s desktop:
      • Requested via Non UB - Lending Logon (ILLiad)
      • Fee-based service ($20 per request) for electronic delivery
      • Delivery is typically one business day or less (may be longer during peak times)
    • On-Site use :
      • On-site self-serve scanner  is available free of charge (allows users to either email or save images to their portable USB drive (preferred))
      • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)

Special Collections Materials:

  • Requested by calling Special Collections at 716-645-2916 or by email at lib-archives@buffalo.edu.
  • Special Collections staff will arrange for delivery of materials to 420 Capen Hall where the material can be used.

Microform Collection:

  • May be used on-site at the Libraries Annex :
    • On-site self-serve scanner  is available free of charge (allows users to either email or save images to their portable USB drive (preferred))
    • Please contact the Annex staff for expedited service (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu)



On-Site Use of Materials for all Users

General Information:

  • Public Read Room is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM (except holidays - see Library Hours for schedule)
  • Please contact the Annex staff  (716-645-5114 or libannex@buffalo.edu) to expedite retrieval of materials
  • Special Collection materials may NOT be used on-site. Request these materials by calling Special Collections at 716-645-2916 or by email at lib-archives@buffalo.edu

Equipment Available On Site:

  • State-of-the-art self serve scanner, images may be emailed or saved to their portable USB drive (preferred)
  • Microform scanner, images may be emailed or saved to their portable USB drive (preferred)
  • Two computer Research Stations
  • Dedicated iprint@UB printer



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