Off-campus Access to Databases for New York State Residents
University at Buffalo Libraries databases, electronic journals, and other subscription-based electronic resources, are provided for academic research by current authorized University at Buffalo faculty, students and staff ONLY. If you are not affiliated with UB, we are UNABLE to provide off campus access to our electronic resources, due to licensing restrictions.
If you are a Erie County or New York State resident, you can access databases through other institutions:
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
- The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (BECPL) offers a variety of general databases.
Access: Use your BECPL library card to view available databases. To obtain a library card, see the BECPL Borrower Information website.
New York State Library
- All New York State Residents
Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY connects all New Yorkers to a wide variety of databases.
Access: Use your public library card, New York driver license, or apply for a NYSL card. See New York State Library: Borrowing and Access for details. View a list of available NOVELNY databases.
New York Public Library
- The New York Public Library offers a variety of general databases available free to anyone who lives, works, pays property taxes, or attends school in New York State (Note: one excellent database the NYPL offers access to is Lynda.com online training modules; View a list of available databases online via th NYPL.
Access: Use your NYPL Library card. See the website NYPL, Getting a Library Card for details.