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The State University of New York at FredoniaReed Library

Reed Library: Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Reed Library Design:  Pei Cobb Associates – 1969
Carnahan Jackson Center and Reed Rehab Design:  Pasanella + Klein Associates – 1992
HVAC upgrade 2015 and 2017
Wireless connectivity in most areas
Recent electrical circuit mapping
Window replacement project coming soon

Volumes in house 200,000
Volumes SUNY wide 20,000,000
Seating capacity - 800
Open 108 hours per week
40 public access computers
500,000 in-person visits per year

Over 1,000,000 pages printed in the library yearly
Library Instruction program reaches 4,000 students per year
Over 10,000 student work hours per year
Staff 7 librarians and 5 clerical
Reed Library first floor is larger than a football field

Also in Reed Library
Academic Advising Services
Disability Support Services
Full Opportunity Program
Graduate Writing Lab
Learning Center (Tutoring Services)
Office of Sponsored Programs
Office of Online Learning
Professional Development Center

In any given month:
24,000 people will visit the library webpage
6,000 people will look for articles
2,300 people will visit the music library webpage
1,200 people will look for library materials
2,000 items will be circulated
88 people from other countries will visit the library webpage

Connect with Us

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a librarian 24/7

Our virtual reference service is available
around the clock. 

Fredonia librarians available:  
Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
: 3 pm - 7 pm

 Text: 716-407-7698


Individual research appointments

Schedule an individual research
appointment with a librarian.
We are currently offering virtual meetings.

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Daniel A. Reed LibraryThe State University of New York at Fredonia • 280 Central Ave., Fredonia, NY 14063 • 716-673-3184 • Fax: 716-673-3185 •