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  • UB’s Banned Books Week looks to recognize controversial works of literature

    Monday, September 28th, 2015

    Lockwood Memorial Library is displaying commonly challenged books to remind students and faculty of freedom of speech. Books Week is a nationwide effort to recognize controversial literature and …

  • Libraries to hold Science, Engineering Fair

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    The UB Libraries will hold a Science and Engineering Information Fair in Lockwood Library on Sept. 29. The fair, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will celebrate the …

  • UB Libraries celebrate Banned Books Week

    Friday, September 25th, 2015

    What do “The Great Gatsby,” “Where’s Waldo” and “Green Eggs and Ham” have in common? At one point in history, each of these popular books was either banned …

  • University at Buffalo librarian has health info at her fingertips

    Monday, September 21st, 2015

    Pamela Rose has seen a lot of changes over five decades at the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library. She’s also developed a deeper appreciation for animals.

  • The UB Poetry Collection: The hidden treasure that all bookish-beings dream of finding

    Friday, September 4th, 2015

    Tucked away in the University at Buffalo, rests a poetry collection like no other. Behind the glass walls, rests William Carlos Williams’ writing desk and Larry Eigner’s 1940s …

  • University at Buffalo buys book storage site

    Friday, July 17th, 2015

    The University at Buffalo has agreed to acquire the off-campus facility where it stores more than 1 million hardcover library books, bringing the building known as the Libraries …

  • UB buying book storage facility on Rensch Road for $3.5M

    Thursday, July 16th, 2015

    The University at Buffalo is under contract to purchase a 17,691-square-foot storage facility on Rensch Road where it stores old library books.

  • Moving Images

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

    UB Archivist Amy Vilz sniffed the telltale odor of vinegar emanating from hundreds of film canisters stored in the stacks. These records of campus history hadn’t been seen …

  • The Bison magazine

    Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

    Back in the day, the Bison was UB’s student-produced humor magazine. “We strive to tease as well as please”—a line from an October 1927 editorial—might as well have …

  • 20 UB faculty, staff receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards

    Thursday, June 4th, 2015

    UB again was well-represented when recipients of the 2015 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence were announced recently, with seven faculty members, two librarians and 11 staff members being …