Collection Development

  • NYS Library's Collection Development Policy - The policy includes the Library's Collection Development Goals, Statement of Scope and Purpose, General Policies, Definition of Collection Levels and Schedules, Manuscripts and Special Collections Collection Development Policy, and Preservation Policy.
  • Library Subject Specialists/Selectors - This lists which librarians are responsible for recommending materials for purchase to support the mission of the New York State Library.
  • Purchase Recommendation Form - The New York State Library welcomes suggestions from customers for acquisitions and comments about the Library's collections. For questions about gifts to the Library, contact Cathy Sagendorf at (518) 474-5948.
Last Updated: February 26, 2014