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RLB Library Resources & Services

Information about the RLB Llibrary resources and services available to UB students, faculty and staff

Services for faculty


Online library instruction

  • Librarians are available for Online Library Instruction Sessions in Sakai and over Zoom. Please use our Instruction Request Form  to schedule a session.  You can send a reference librarian e-mail if you have any questions..
  • Librarians can also embed information literacy modules into your classes in Sakai

Online access to articles and ebooks

Curbside Pickup for books in RLB

  • Search the RLB Catalog to see which books are available for pickup

Interlibrary Loan

  • Articles can be requested and delivered online.
  • Submit a book chapter request if you only need one or two chapters from a book.  A single chapter can be delivered electronically and may arrive more quickly than an entire book.

Research Consultations with a Librarian

  • Librarians can meet with you via Zoom to provide assistance with finding sources for your paper, project or class

Academic Support for Students

  • RLB Library’s Academic Success will be offering online consultations for Tutoring, the Writing Center, and Coaching ( during campus closures. Both group and individual consultations can be made and held online using the Appointment Tool in MyUB (

Help with Teaching Online, Sakai and Zoom

Special Collections and Archives

Beginning January 31, 2022, Special Collections and Archives will be open to researchers by appointment only, Mondays through Thursdays between 9 am and 5 pm. For additional information, learn more about the UBalt COVID Response page. 

For assistance with reference and research questions, accessing collection materials, or preparing instruction, please use this guide, search our FAQs or contact us with your questions or to schedule an appointment.

For more information about our Scan-On-Demand services, remote reference, and other services, search our FAQs or contact us with your questions.