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.
The following guide lists New York City statistical, legislative and judicial documents. The Index to Current Urban Documentscan be used for most cities in the United States.
|Index to Current Urban Documents||JLM 87-1599 (July/Oct. 1972 - 2006)
Urban Documents Microfiche Collection in *XLE-372 (1984/85 - 2000)
|FYI : a comprehensive guide to statistical sources for the New York City Metropolitan Area : 1997||JBF 99-1182|
|The Green book : official directory of the city of New York||
*R-SIBL JS1222 (B. Altman Reference Desk)
|New York, NY. Adopted budget||JBM 90-1039 (Fiscal year 1979 - 2002)
Online from NYC Office of Management and Budget
|New York (N.Y.). Mayor. Executive budget, fiscal year ... expense, revenue, contract||JBM 92-266 (1991 - 2000)
Online from NYC Office of Management and Budget
|The Mayor's Management Report||JLM 82-576 (Aug. 1977 - 2002)
Online from Mayor's Office
|Comprehensive annual financial report of the Comptroller for the fiscal year ended ... / The City of New York.||JLM 84-1279 (1982/83 - 2008)
Online from Comptroller's Office
|Community District Needs / The City of New York, Office of Management and Budget, Department of City Planning||JLM 86-1001 (1987 - 2007)
Online from Department of Planning
|Socioeconomic Profiles : A portrait of New York City's community districts from the 1980 & 1990 censuses of population and housing.||JBF 03-1106 (1993)|
|Demographic Profiles : A portrait of New York City's community districts from the 1980 & 1990 censuses of population and housing.||JBF 04-263 (1992)|
|New York (City). Police Dept. Crime Analysis Section. Statistical report: Complaints and arrests.||JLM 80-898 (1974 - 1999)
Online from Police Department
|Annual Report on Social Indicators||JBM 92-233 (1990 - 2005)|
|The City Record (microform)||*ZAN-T5457 (Oct. 1909 - 2000)
*SYA (New York (City). City Record Office. City record) (1873-Sept. 1909; 2001 - )
|New York (N.Y.). City Council. Calendar [microform]||JBM 93-1235 (1938 - 1954, 1959 - 1994)
*ZAN-T1891 (1955 - 1958)
|Council Digest / City of New York||*R-SIBL KFX2002. N48 (Latest year-end cumulation)
JBL 91-28 (Jan. 3 to Apr. 17, 1990- )
|New York (N.Y.). City Council. Proceedings||JBM 98-64 (1898 - 1901, 1938 - 1994)|
Laws and Regulations
|New York legal advance service, Local Laws of the City of New York||JBM 94-127 (1991 - 2007)
*ZAN-B203 (1924 - 1984)
*SYA (New York (City). Ordinances. Local laws of the City of New York) (1924-1968 incomplete)
|New York City Legislative Annual||*R-SIBL KFX2003 .A7L43 (Latest)
JBL 91-228 (1980 - )
|New York City Charter and Administrative Code||*R-SIBL KFX2003 .A1 (Latest)
|New York City Charter and Administrative Code ... amendments, complete with indices||*R KFX 2003 .A1.N48 (Latest)
JBL 90-135 (1985 - )
|Official Compilation of the Rules of the City of New York||*R-SIBL KFX2003.A3 (Latest)
JBF 08-448 (2003)
New York (City) Mayor
This is the Official New York City Web site. Directory of city agencies and key staff; Business Resources Guide; Contracting and Employment Opportunities; Guide to New York City Services; Zoning Resolutions
New York (City) City Council
Here is valuable information on New York City legislative process, with City Council agendas, committee hearings schedules and local laws (1995-).
- 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/March 2016