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Bryan Sajecki

Social Sciences, Student Support, and Instruction Librarian

Pronouns: he/him/his

523 Lockwood Memorial Library, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

  • Ph: 716-645-1798

Office Hours

You can contact me through my email at If you wish to set up a meeting, please contact me and we can meet in my office or via Zoom.

Department Liaison

University Athletics, Residential Education, Tutoring and Academic Support Services, TRiO

Education and Training

Masters of Library Science, DLIS, GSE
State University of New York at Buffalo, 2012

  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Inducted into the Beta Phi Mu Library Honor Society

B.A. History with Distinction, Minor in Polish Studies
State University of New York at Buffalo, 2010

  • Graduated cum laude


  • Senior Assistant Librarian
    State University of New York at Buffalo (Amherst, New York)
    August 2016 to the present

  • Reference Librarian
    D'Youville College (Buffalo, New York)
    April 2016-August 2016

  • School Library Media Specialist
    • Ken-Ton School District (Tonawanda, NY)
      June 2014-February 2016
    • Buffalo Public School District (Buffalo, NY)
      October 2013-August 2014)

Awards and Honors

ARL Film Festival 2018 – The “Arlies”
Best Humor: UB Libraries Fake News with Nicole Thomas


Book Chapters:

Ongoing Film Reviewer for Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO)

Research Guides

Here is a list of all the Research Guides I edit.

Professional Memberships

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • New York State Library Association (NYLA)
  • Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC)


Past Presentations

  • Rethinking Information Literacy Instruction for First-Year ELLs with Creative & Low-Stakes Active Learning Strategies - Poster Session
    Eastern New York Association of College Research Libraries Chapter (ENYACRL)
    Oswego, NY

  • Improving Student Engagement with Critical Information Literacy - Poster Session
    Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL) Bi-Annual Conference
    Pittsburgh, PA

  • Student Support and Engagement Through Non-Traditional Outreach
    South Carolina Conference on Information Literacy (SSCIL)

  • Helping Undergraduate English Language Learners Through Information Literacy Obstacles
    The PILLARS Symposium

  • Implementing Critical Information Literacy (CIL) For the First Time: The Good, the bad, and the Reiteration
    American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference
    Washington, D.C.

  • Success Through Survival: The Evolution of IL Librarians in Response to the Unique Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) - Intersect 2021
    Buffalo, New York
  • Empty Campus: Providing Stress Relief From a Distance­ – Poster Session
    Florida Association of College Research Libraries (FACRL) 2020

  • Prioritizing Accessible Content for Information Literacy Instruction
    SUNYLA 2020:The Heart of the Campus - Accessible, Inclusive, & Inspiring Libraries

  • Dejargoning Jargon: Deconstructing Library Concepts for All
    Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) - Intersect 2019: The Global Library
    Buffalo, New York

  • Social Constructivism and Universal Design Strategies for Information Literacy Instruction
    Teaching & Learning Conference – Limitless Learning: Empowering Students through Inclusive Course Design
    Fredonia, New York

  • Bridging the Gap: Research Expectations at a Tier 1 Institute” – Poster Session
    High School to College Supporting Student Success Conference
    Brockport, New York
  • Assessing Assessments
    Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) - Intersect 2018
    Buffalo, New York

  • iLab: A Sustainable Instruction Journey
    New Librarian Summit
    San Jose, California
  • Media Literacy in the Era of “Fake News”
    Sponsored by the Niagara Frontier Reading Council
    Buffalo, New York