University at Buffalo Libraries Annex
Description The Libraries Annex, a 16,000-square-foot, high-density storage facility, houses more than one million low-use books and journals. This specially-constructed building includes a reading room, document delivery center, staff work areas and parking. Annex materials may be used on-site or requested via the Libraries’ Delivery+ service.
3850 Rensch Road, Amherst, New York 14228 United States
Web site URL:
https://librarytechnology.org/storagefacility/44 (Use this link to refer back to this listing.)
Total Capacity (volumes):
Total Capacity (linear feet):
Building Size (square feet):
Current volume count:
Inventory Management System CaiaSoft
Date Implemented 2018
Previous IMS GFA Library Archival System
Date Implemented 2006
Does the facility generally follow the "Harvard Model"?
Materials placed in trays?
Are most materials placed in trays?
Materials placed on shelves?
Are most materials placed directly onto shelving?
Shelving Height (max):
Does the facility use movable shelving?
Is robotic equipment used for placement and retrieval?
Are manually driven lifts or used for placement and retrieval?
Shelved by Call Numbers?
Materials shelved according to library-assigned call numbers?
Shelved by size?
Materials shelved according to size categories?
Facility monitors and manages temperature and humidity?
Target operating temperature:
70 (Degrees Fahrenheit)
Target operating humidity:
Is the repository located inside a library?
Is the repository located remotely from the library it serves?
Max travel distance (miles):