26 July 2022. The OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP) is pleased to announce the University at Buffalo Libraries, State University of New York (SUNY) as a Partner.
As a regional premier academic research library system, the University at Buffalo Libraries support and enrich the three traditional pillars of the public higher education missionóresearch, education, and service.
With three campuses, six libraries, and an expansive off-campus repository, the University at Buffalo Libraries elevate and preserve research, learning, teaching, and creative activities through a dynamic network of innovative resources and services.
"The University at Buffalo Libraries actively engage in the pursuit and creation of knowledge," says Evviva Weinraub Lajoie, Vice Provost for University Libraries, University at Buffalo. "With the OCLC Research Library Partnership, Buffalo has another resource in helping us achieve our goals."
The OCLC RLP supports focused programming and research in four areas crucial to research libraries:
- Research support
- Unique and distinctive collections
- Resource sharing
- Next generation metadata
Across these four areas, the RLP seeks to support libraries through the challenges of COVID-19 and to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The RLP currently comprises 124 Partner institutions around the world.