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Showing posts from February, 2018

Scopus access ending

As of today, February 28, SUNY's contract for the database Scopus has ended, and as a result it will no longer be accessible through Reed Library.

While we know that Scopus is a terrific resource, unfortunately this is a decision we have no control over. If you have previously used Scopus, we recommend Web of Science as an excellent alternative.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact the Reference Desk at 716-673-3222 or

WWI Centennial: War and Peace

A two-day event, to take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb. 22, will bring together Afghanistan and Iraq veterans in Fredonia, scholars of World War I history, conflict and peace studies, and the general public during the WWI Centennial (2018) in order to discuss what it means to end a war and to transition into peace.

In an age where, as Harold Koh argues, there is no foreseeable strategy to impose temporal or geographic limits on America’s “forever wars,” how do we discourse on ending wars and peace making? What are some parallels and differences between American involvement in WWI and America's current wars on foreign soil? These fundamental questions will guide both the readings and the panel discussion.

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, a public reading of WWI American literary texts will take place from noon to 2 p.m.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, a panel discussion on WWI and American military history will take place from noon to 3 p.m., featuring military history schola…

Reed Library winter break hours

Reed Library's hours for winter break are as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 14 — 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 15 — 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 16 — 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 17 — Closed
Sunday, Feb. 18 — Closed

Standard hours resume on Monday, Feb. 19, when the Library will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

For day-by-day details on the Library's hours, including reference service and Archives & Special Collections, please see the Reed Library hours page.