News Releases

  • Special Collections (in Capen Hall) closed for Renovations

    Friday, May 26th, 2017

    Due to significant renovations, The Poetry Collection, University Archives, and Rare & Special Books Collection will be closed on May 30, 2017 until further notice. Tentatively, the collections …

  • Stress Relief Days!

    Thursday, May 4th, 2017

    UB students can take a break and relax between end-of-semester study sessions during Stress Relief Days in the Silverman Library. We’ll have therapy dogs, snacks, games and puzzles. …

  • 2017 Journey of Discovery Prize Winner

    Monday, May 1st, 2017

    Congratulations to UB undergraduate student, Sarah Stanford, winner of the 2017 “Journey of Discovery” Library-Supported Research Prize. This $500 award recognizes students who produce significant academic inquiry requiring …

  • Enter the Big Idea Contest!

    Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

    Do you have a Big Idea? It can be anything, from a business venture, to an innovative product, to a community development plan. To help nurture and grow …

  • All Libraries Open – March 15th

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

    The University at Buffalo Libraries are open and following their regular operational schedules for Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Please use caution when traveling to and from campus during …

  • Weather Alert – Silverman Library

    Monday, March 13th, 2017

    Due to the inclement weather conditions, the Silverman Library will close at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14th. All the UB libraries will be closed for the entire …

  • 1967: A Definable Year for UB

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    Fifty years ago, UB found itself at the forefront of national and international issues. From the visits of Muhammad Ali and Robert Kennedy, to censorship of the university’s …

  • Shut Your Eyes and See

    Friday, February 3rd, 2017

    The UB Libraries celebrates James Joyce, Irish novelist, short story writer and poet. Born on February 2, 1882, Joyce is one of the most influential writers of the …

  • Master of Mystery, Horror and the Macabre

    Thursday, January 19th, 2017

    “Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore…” ― Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven   UB Libraries celebrate the birthday of famous 19th century American …

  • Weather Alert – Silverman Library

    Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

    UPDATE: The Silverman Library reopened at 7:30 a.m. on December 15th. Due to the inclement weather conditions, the Silverman Library will close at midnight .  The Silverman Library …