Government Information and Resources
Government Information: Guides to U.S. Federal Resources - Past and Present (Blog Resource Guide)
The New York Public Library has been a United States Federal Government depository since 1884. The following links are to resource guides covering our U.S. Federal Government Documents collection.
New York State:
Government Information: Guides to Official New York State Resources (Blog Resource Guide)
The New York Public Library has been a New York State Government depository since 1956. The following links are to resource guides covering our New York State Government Documents collection.
Other State and Local Jurisdictions:
Selective holdings of older State Legislative materials are the responsibility of the General Research Division at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. SIBL has a strong collection in labor and other economic data, in addition to Statistical Reference Index (1988- ) Microfiche (also available through Statistical Universe [Lexis/Nexis Statistica] database, 1973- ) and Current Urban Documents (1972- ) Microfiche.
New York City:
SIBL has an uneven but wide-ranging collection of New York City Government information.
- United Nations: full depository since 1946; partial depository since 1995.
- European Union: depository since the mid 1950s.
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
- International Monetary Fund
- World Bank
SIBL has substantial holdings for financial, labor, economic and general statistical material, including Central Bank publications. Holdings for legislative materials are uneven and are currently the responsibility of the General Research Division at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library.
This site describes how to locate government resources in print and electronic formats at SIBL and provides links to government information on the World Wide Web. See the Site Map.
If you have questions about the government resources available at SIBL, please consult with a librarian on the Lower Level of the library or contact ASK-NYPL for assistance.
E. D'Onofrio - Revised: KJ, March 2009/June 2015