Guides and Finding Aids
- Catalog: Quick Guide to Searching the Online Catalog
- Census: Street indexes
- City Directories and Selected Telephone Directories on Microfilm and Microfiche. A list of the Library's holdings.
- Genealogy Card Indexes. This is information about the card indexes; the indexes themselves are not available online.
- Histories of the Library and the State Education Department.
- Internet Bibliographies. See: Bibliographies: Internet Bibliographies.
- Manuscripts and Special Collections Finding Aids. A list of finding aids that are available online.
- Maps: Annotated Bibliography of Selected New York State Maps: 1793-1900
- New York State Documents
- Checklist of Official Documents of the State of New York: A list of documents received and cataloged by theLibrary each year. The Checklists for 1989 forward are available online.
- Finding Aids - New York State Documents
- Revolutionary War Manuscripts in the NYS Library: Guide
Compiled in 1976, during the Bicentennial celebration, this guide lists and describes the NYS Library's holdings relating to the American Revolution that were accessioned as of April 1, 1975.
- Society of Friends: New York Yearly Meeting Microform Collection - Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2005
- Speeches of the NYS Commissioner of Education: Finding Aids