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Important end-of-the-semester dates for students regarding Interlibrary Loan

Students only:

The last day to order physical items (books, scores, DVDs, CDs) from Interlibrary Loan is Friday, May 3.

All physical items borrowed through Interlibrary Loan must be returned by Wednesday, May 15.
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Spring 2019 extended hours

The library will be open with extended hours for Study Week and Finals Week:

Sunday, May 5: 12 noon - 2 a.m.
Monday, May 6 - Thursday, May 9: 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Friday, May 10: 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 11: 12 noon - 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 12: 12 noon - 2 a.m.
Monday, May 13 - Thursday, May 16: 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Friday, May 17: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 18: closed

The Library Classroom will be open through the end of Finals Week for additional quiet study space.

Reference Librarians are here to help with research; finding books, journal articles, and other materials; and using databases and all library resources. See Reed Library's website for Reference Desk hours, as well as ways students, faculty, and staff can receive research assistance.

Reed Library is closed Sunday, May 19

Summer hours begin Monday, May 20: weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

De-Stress for Success activities in Reed Library

Reed Library will be the location of the following activities as part of the Counseling Center's De-Stress for Success program:

Paws to Relax: Pet and play with certified therapy dogs.
Monday 5/13 and Tuesday 5/14, noon - 1 p.m.

Freeze Pops: Relax with free Freeze Pops.
Tuesday 5/14 and Wednesday 5/15, 11 a.m. - noon

Health Bites: Free healthy snacks
Tuesday 5/14 and Wednesday 5/15, noon - 1 p.m.

America's Historical Newspapers & American Underworld: The Flash Press - Database Trials - On-Campus Access Only

America’s Historical Newspapers & American Underworld: The Flash Press Database Trials
Now through May 18, 2019, Reed Library has access to two databases focusing on American Historical Newspapers.  
The first, America’s Historical Newspapers, provides access to four (4) early American series, including Colonies to Nation (1690-1876), The New Republic (1758-1900), The Rise of Industry (1756-1922), and An Emerging World Power (1777-1922).
The second, American Underworld: The Flash Press, provides access to newspapers focusing on “the seamier aspects of urban life in the mid-19th century” (1826-1876).  
These two databases can only be accessed on-campus via the following links:
America’s Historical Newspapers -
American Underworld: The Flash Press -

Reed Library is hiring--applications will be available Monday, April 1 after 5pm--online only

Reed Library will be hiring up to 15 new student workers for the 2019/2020 semester.  The applications will be available online via the Reed Library homepage starting Monday, April 1, 2019 after 5pm.  Please go to the Current Announcements section of our homepage Monday evening for access.

Any questions?  Please email

Thank you,

Kerrie Fergen Wilkes
Associate Director of Research, Outreach and Assessment
Daniel A. Reed Library

Classic Catalog access issues

Update 1/17/19: The access issues appear to be resolved. Please contact the Reference Desk if you experience any problems.

Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing the Classic Catalog due to a technical issue. You can still search the Library's collection using OneSearch. If you need any help, please call the Reference Desk at 716-673-3222.

Reed Library is accepting student applications from Dec. 3 - Dec.7th

Reed Library has a few select hours left to fill for the Spring 2019 semesters.  If you are interested in applying to work in our circulation department, please fill out this  application form by December 7th: Circulation worker Spring 2019 application form  The form will also let you know what hours are still needed.

Thank you.