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Charles B. Sears Law Library University at Buffalo School of Law

Services for Faculty

The Basics

Course Reserve Information for Faculty

General Information

Books, journal articles, book chapters, audiovisual materials, and software which are required for courses may be placed on Course Reserve. For general information on submitting materials for course reserve, consult the University Libraries Guidelines for UB Instructors.

For Law Faculty

Law faculty may request materials be placed on reserve through the Law Library. You may use the online form or contact John Mondo in the Law Library, phone 645-6765, e-mail

Checking the Status of Course Reserve Lists

After a course reserve list has been submitted by using either electronic or paper form and processed the course reserve list will be immediately accessible using the course reserve Web form located here. To access the list enter the instructor name or the UB course number to return list results. You may also access course reserve lists through the UB Libraries Catalog by choosing the "Reserves" tab in the catalog.

Faculty Scholarship Support

Law School Repository

The Law School's online institutional repository will be going live during the Fall 2017 semester. The Law Library will be collecting and making as much of the faculty's scholarship available as possible. Please send information on your upcoming articles as well as pre-prints, post-prints and final versions to John Beatty ( for posting. More information will be available after the repository is open. Please direct all questions to John Beatty.


The Law Library can assist with posting of abstracts and pre-prints to SSRN. Send the abstract, pre-print, and any desired keywords or e-journals to If you need assistance submitting papers to SSRN, or if you have questions or problems, please direct all inquiries to John Beatty.

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