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Finding Aids for New York State Documents

Since its creation in 1818, the State Library has been a repository of official State publications of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, commissions, public authorities, and other agencies of State government. The Library is the official New York State document depository, but there are gaps in the collection caused by agencies neglecting to forward their documents to the Library.

If you do not find a State document in Excelsior, the State Library's on-line catalog, use one of the tools described below or consult a reference librarian. New York State document finding aids include:

Last Updated: February 7, 2024