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Library Collections

The New York State Library's collection is particularly strong in medicine; social sciences; education; American and New York State history, sciences; technology; and Federal, State, and international documents.

The followings is an alphabetical list of collections and resources.


Related Pages
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.
  • 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: July 23, 2021