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Library/Media Center

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s Library/Media Center (LMC) blends the unique history of the Academy’s past with modern, 21st-century resources. Located in a beautiful three-room space, the LMC offers students the ability to connect wirelessly to a vast selection of electronic reference books and scholarly articles. With over 20 online databases, 6,000 print volumes, and a plethora of periodicals, the LMC is a hub for information sharing and a place that promotes highly developed research skills, ethical use of intellectual property, appreciation for variety in literature, and the pleasure of reading.

Highlights of SHA’s Library include:

  • Over 6,000 volume print collection
  • Nearly 400 e-Books
  • State-of-the-art library management system which gives students access to library resources from anywhere with Internet access
  • Over 20 Subscription databases, including:
    • JSTOR
    • Bloom's Literature
    • EBSCO's History Reference and Science Reference Center
    • Gale's Student Resources in Context, Science in Context, Opposing Viewpoints
    • Teen Health and Wellness
    • NoodleTools
    • Britannica Online
  • iPads and battery chargers to lend
  • WiFi throughout the building
  • Color copier/scanner and two printers
  • Newly designed bookstore style fiction collection