New York State Library

3Rs Funding and Fiscal Guidelines


Formula aid is provided by the Governor and Legislature to promote and facilitate resource-sharing activities among academic and special libraries and other types of systems. State aid supports interlibrary loan, delivery, continuing education, automation and other resource sharing activities.

State Aid and Grants in NYS

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Hospital Library Services Program Guidelines

Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) funds may be used by the Reference and Research Library Resources Councils for the provision of services to member hospital libraries in not for-profit hospitals licensed by the New York State Health Department or to member libraries serving such hospitals.

Medical Information Services Program Guidelines

Medical Information Services Program funds may be used by the 3R's for the provision of medical and consumer health information services for all types of libraries and library systems.

Last Updated: May 7, 2024