The Goetz Library, located in 320 Academic Center, houses a study/research collection of approx. 8,000 non-circulating volumes, along with study spaces for faculty and students, two computer work stations, and a shelf for reserved readings for department courses. The library regularly serves as a venue for departmental events, such as guest lectures and thesis colloquia. All department faculty, graduate students, undergraduate majors and other individuals may use the library, providing they apply to the department chair for permission.
The collection includes most of the standard reference works in Classics, an extensive collection of Greek and Latin texts and commentaries, less extensive holdings in Classical literature, ancient history, and Classical archaeology, and an eclectic assortment of Classical journals. Work station computers are connected to the UB computer network, permitting users to search the full complement of bibliographical and research resources available to the UB community. (WiFI is also available.) In 2005, the UB School of Informatics produced an electronic catalogue of the collection using the Open-Source Koha Automation software system. This allows faculty and students to search the collection from the two work stations in the library and from remote locations both on and off the UB campus.
Use of the library is restricted to Department of Classics faculty, graduate students and undergraduate majors.
Faculty and graduate students may access the library 24 hours a day. Undergraduate majors may REQUEST access Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, with the permission of their professor.
General Borrowing Guidelines
Restricted Borrowing Guidelines
Anyone not in compliance with the above guidelines will be asked to leave the library, and their future access will be restricted.