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Services for Faculty and Staff

Meet Your Library Liaison
E. H. Butler Library is here to assist you. Library liaisons provide a personal link between the library and academic departments, sharing customized information about library programs, resources, and services. Questions about the library? Contact your liaison today.

Equipment and Facilities

Book Scanner

The library owns a Minolta PS7000c book scanner. Please contact Systems Librarian Marc Bayer for an appointment.

Equipment Loan

(BUTL 157) Check out cameras, laptops, projectors and more from the Application Support Desk.

Emeriti Room

(BUTL 158) Buffalo State emeriti faculty are welcome to make use of our Emeriti Room.

Professional Development Center

(BUTL 181B) A center designed to provide a campus-wide forum for faculty to share their ideas and expertise with regard to teaching, scholarship, and service.

Faculty/Staff Workroom

(BUTL 310) This workroom features iMacs, PCs, scanners and printers.

Printing & Photocopying

Networked printers and copiers are located throughout Butler Library.

Teaching Resources

Course Reserves -
Guidelines for Faculty

Provide special-use articles, books, chapters, and media items for your classes.

Library Instruction Classes

Buffalo State faculty, staff, and student organizations may bring classes or groups to E. H. Butler Library for instruction in doing library research.

Book Order Form

Recommend that the library purchase a specific book or media item.

Creating Persistent URLs to Online Articles

Persistent URLs are internet addresses to full-text articles, useful in course management systems such as ANGEL.

U. S. Copyright Law and Fair-Use Guidelines for Books and Periodicals

A handy guide for teachers.

Technology Appointment
Request Form

Need assistance with new educational technologies? Let us know your goals and we'll connect you with an expert.

Scholarship and Research

Interlibrary Loan

If we don't have an item you need, chances are we can get it from one of our partner libraries. Interlibrary loan is a free service for current Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff.

Digital Commons

Buffalo State College?s Institutional Repository (IR) system brings together all the college's research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. The IR is an excellent vehicle for working papers or copies of published articles and conference papers. Presentations, senior theses, and other works not published elsewhere can also be published in the IR. To learn more about Digital Commons, please email


RefWorks is Web-based research management, writing and collaboration software package.

Current Awareness Services - Alerts

Alert services send subscribers e-mail updates about new content added to periodical database or journal Web sites.

Database Troubleshooting (PDF)

Learn more about using our periodical databases.

Proxy Request

Faculty and staff may designate a student as their proxy to check out library materials using this online form.

Library Exhibit Application

Butler Library invites faculty and staff to submit their publications or creative works for display.