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In collaboration with Partnership for the Public Good, Cornell in Buffalo provides an extensive body of data and action-oriented research on the conditions and issues facing the Greater Buffalo region.  The main goal of this initiative is to make information accessible to our Western New York regional partners and scholars/researchers interested in expanding and deepening the body of knowledge related to Buffalo, New York.

With over 1,000 publications, featured work is categorized by the following issue areas:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Criminal Justice
  • Data, Demographics, and History
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Equality and Civil Rights
  • Government
  • Health
  • Housing and Neighborhoods
  • Poverty, Low Wage Work, and Income Inequality

Buffalo Commons Library is constantly evolving and we welcome ongoing contributions from local experts, community partners, and researchers.