Goals Statement

The goals of the Research Library of the New York State Library in developing its collections are:

  • To provide reference information and materials in all formats to support the work of New York State government;
  • To back up libraries throughout New York State with in-depth information in subject areas designated by the Collection Development Policy;
  • To provide access to electronic information for all New Yorkers via libraries;
  • To be an in-depth source of information about New York State: its history, government, cultural and physical environment.

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Last Updated: August 26, 2010