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Welcome! – Our Top Ten List

The University Libraries extend a warm welcome to new and returning UB students and faculty. We look forward to working with you!

The Libraries facilitate access to information in many formats, including print and digital collections, maps, music scores, CDs, DVDs and more.

The start of a new semester is the perfect time to share our Top Ten List of “must-knows” about the Libraries.

Ten Things Everyone Should Know About the UB Libraries:

10. Our Libraries have extended hours.
9. Each major has a subject librarian who can help you with your information needs.
8. You can get instant answers from knowledgeable professionals on 24/7 chat.
7. The Libraries have an online guide that explains basic research skills.
6. There are many different group and silent study spaces in the Libraries – choose your favorite.
5. You can use your print quota from your laptop.
4. Lockwood Library is open 24/7 during Fall and Spring semesters.
3. Have journal articles and book chapters delivered electronically, and library books made available for pick-up at the UB library of your choice using Delivery+
2. Undergraduate students are required to complete the Library Skills Workbook during their first year at UB.
1. The UB Libraries are the go-to places to find sources for your research paper or project.

Stress Relief Days at Lockwood Library (North Campus)

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UB students can take a break and relax between end-of-semester study sessions during Stress Relief Days on North Campus. We’ll have therapy dogs to meet and pet, free coffee and snacks, and soothing music in the Lockwood Memorial Library.


May 11, 12 & 13:  Lockwood Memorial Library – Staff Lounge, Basement

  • Monday, May 11th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 12th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Stress Relief Days at the Health Sciences Library (South Campus)

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UB students can take a break and relax between end-of-semester study sessions during Stress Relief Days on South Campus. We’ll have therapy dogs to meet and pet, free coffee and snacks, and soothing music in the Health Sciences Library.


Health Sciences Library

Room B-15, lower level

  • Monday, May 4th, 11am – 2pm
  • Tuesday, May 5th, 11am – 2pm
  • Wednesday, May 6th, 11am – 2pm

Stress Relief Days in the UB Libraries

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stress-dogsComing soon! 

Therapy dogs, snacks, games, and music will be returning to the Health Sciences Library and Lockwood Library during Spring 2015 Stress Relief Days. This semester, we’ll be offering two locations and two different dates. Hope you’ll join us!

 

May 4, 5 & 6:   Health Sciences Library – Room B-15, Lower level

  • Monday, May 4th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 5th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

May 11, 12 & 13:  Lockwood Memorial Library – Staff Lounge, Basement

  • Monday, May 11th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 12th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

2015 UB Student Writing Awards

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 UB Student Writing Awards! A reception honoring undergraduate and graduate student award winners took place April 15, 2015 in Special Collections, 420 Capen Hall, North Campus.

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The Friends of the University Libraries Undergraduate Poetry Prize

Alex Hunt


The Academy of American Poets Prize

Max Crinnin
Honorable Mention: Alison Fraser


The Dan Liberthson Poetry Prize Graduate Student Prize

Kristina Marie Darling


Undergraduate Prize for Library-Supported Research

Jack Ding


The Arthur Axlerod Memorial Award

Edward Spangenthal and Sarah Grimaldi
Honorable Mentions: Cathryn Piersa, Corey Klino, Alex Hunt, Angelina Bruno, Cassandra Norris


The Scribblers Prize

Amanda Kelley
Honorable Mention: Cathryn Piersa


The Albert Cook, Mac Hammond and John Logan Prize

Emily Anderson, Satya S. Gundu, Amanda McLaughlin
Honorable Mentions: Conor Patrick Clarke, Kristina Marie Darling, Alex Hunt


The English Department Essay Contest

Alex Hunt
Honorable Mention: Edward Spangenthal


The Joyce Carol Oates Fiction Prize

Emily Anderson
Honorable Mentions: Veronica Wendy and Monica Lippens


The English Department Prize in Creative Non-Fiction

Rebecca Tong
Honorable Mention: Angelina Bruno


The George Knight Houpt Prize

Alex Hunt


Composition Program’s Student Prizes

Courtney Santasero
Honorable Mentions: Joon Seo Youk and Miranda Scamacca


Composition Program’s Syllabus Prizes

Shosuke Kinugawa
Honorable Mention: Nicholas Frangipane

 

Judges: Marie Elia, Carrie Bramen, Andrew Stott, Micahel Basinski, David Schmid, Steve McCaffery, Judith Goldman, Christina Milletti, Nicholas Frangipane, Dustin Parrot, Fremio Sepulveda, Kate Caccavaio, Cheryl Emerson, Cindi Tysick, Joshua Flaccavento, Dimitri Anastasopoulos, Edric Mesmer, Karen Mac Cormack, and Jang Wook Huh

Thank you to Randy Schiff, Nicole Lazaro, Doug Basford, Denise Wolfe, Marie Elia, Cindi Tysick, and Linda Gould for all their help with the writing awards. A special thanks to H. Austin Booth, Vice Provost for University Libraries, for her continuing support of the University Libraries Poetry Prizes. Reception sponsored by the University Libraries.