ERIC Number: ED171293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Library Services to the Legislature.
New York State Library, Albany.
Designed to assist legislators and legislative staff in using the New York State Library more effectively, this handbook provides a description of what the library is, what it has to offer, and how to use it. Specifically, sections are devoted to (1) the Library itself--general facts, descriptions, locations; (2) special services for the legislature--reference and research, orientation and library tours, problems and assistance; (3) library publications and research for the legislature--what is available, "Legislative Trends," requesting research; (4) how to find material in the library--microfiche catalogs, uncataloged collections, computerized data bases; and (5) subject reference services and collections-- humanities, law and social sciences, science/health/technology, manuscripts and special collections, library for the blind and physically handicapped, gift and exchange section, how to get state documents, donating legislative publications, and interlibrary loan service. Also included are a list of public library systems, central libraries, and reference and research resources systems; a list of publications, 1971-78; sample request forms; and the floor plan to the Library's seventh floor where its main public service points are. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Library, Albany.