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Library Hours – Fall 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

The health and safety of the entire UB community as our first priority. We will continue providing online library services for the Fall 2020 semester. Our libraries are open to current UB faculty, staff and students and will not be open to the public during this time.

Library hours are subject to change depending on health and safety guidelines.

Abbott Library (Health Sciences and Architecture & Planning)

  • As of August 31, 2020, Abbott Library is open:
    • Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 10:00pm
    • Saturday 12:00pm (noon) to 4:00pm
    • Sunday 12:00pm (noon) to 8:00pm
  • Abbott Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. The library will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 8:00am.
  • We continue to provide library resources, services, and consulting online.
  • For Health Sciences, contact AskHSL@buffalo.edu or (716) 829-3900.
  • For Architecture & Planning, contact library@buffalo.edu or Rose Orcutt, liaison to the School of Architecture & Planning.

Libraries Annex

  • The Annex will remain closed to UB affiliates and to the public throughout the Fall 2020 semester.
  • Contact libannex@buffalo.edu or (716) 645-5114.

Charles B. Sears Law Library

  • Open for UB School of Law graduate students.
  • Public access to the Law Library’s print collection is by appointment only.
  • We continue to provide library resources, services, and consulting online.
  • Contact asklaw@buffalo.edu or 716-645-2047.

Lockwood Memorial Library

  • As of August 31, 2020, Lockwood Library is open:
    • Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 10:00pm
    • Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
    • Saturday 12:00pm (noon) to 4:00pm
    • Sunday 12:00pm (noon) to 8:00pm
  • Lockwood Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. The library will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 8:00am.
  • The Polish Room will be open by appointment only throughout the Fall 2020 semester.
  • We continue to provide library resources, services, and consulting online.
  • Contact library@buffalo.edu or (716) 645-2815.

Medical School Library

  • At this time, UB librarians are not staffing the Medical School Library; however, we continue to provide library resources, services and consulting online. For assistance, please contact Nell Aronoff, liaison to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Music Library

  • Open by appointment only throughout the Fall 2020 semester.
  • We continue to provide library resources, services, and consulting online.
  • You may contact Deborah Chiarella, liaison to the Music Department, dtc3@buffalo.edu or 716-829-5753.

Oscar A. Silverman Library

  • As of August 31, 2020, Silverman Library is open:
    • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 10:00pm
    • Saturday 12:00pm (noon) to 4:00pm
    • Sunday 12:00pm (noon) to 8:00pm
  • Silverman Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. The library will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 8:00am.
  • We continue to provide library resources, services, and consulting online.
  • Contact library@buffalo.edu or (716)645-1328.

Special Collections

  • University Archives, The Poetry Collection, and Rare & Special Books will remain closed to in-person visits.
  • The Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection will be open for in-person visits by appointment only.
  • We continue to provide resources, services and consulting online as staffing allows.
  • Contact University Archives, The Poetry Collection, Rare & Special Books, or History of Medicine with any questions.