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About the Libraries

The University Libraries offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services and people to support the academic and creative achievements of our students, faculty, staff and community members.


  • Vision, Mission, & Values

  • Library Units

    Organizational structure of the University Libraries units.

  • Facilities Master Plan

    As an integral pillar of the University at Buffalo community, the University Libraries play a crucial role in providing the content, services and resources that cultivate curiosity, inspire new ideas, promote lifelong learning, and stimulate research. With more than 3.5 million annual visits, the Libraries’ physical locations are vital, valued places on our campuses and an important part of the university experience.

  • UL Strategic Design

    In November 2016, the University Libraries (UL) began a strategic design process with the goals of defining a clear vision for our future, outlining new conceptions of academic content and information, and identifying where we needed to shift investments to meet the emerging needs of the communities we serve.

  • Factbook

    The University Libraries Factbook is an interactive reporting platform designed to provide top-level reporting on the Libraries operations as well as detailed information on some of the services the Libraries provide.

  • Collection Management Guidelines

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