Help with Information and Research Questions

Librarian on the telephone at the Reference desk.

From directory information to market research, from industry standards to city codes, New York State Library staff are available to help you satisfy your information needs. We will assist you in answering questions, identifying appropriate resources, suggesting search strategies, and using the Library's catalog, print resources, online collections and journal articles.

  • Timely
  • Accurate
  • Confidential

Professionally trained, experienced information specialists are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Onsite 7th Floor Reference Desk, Cultural Education Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12230 (Madison Ave. between Eagle and Swan Sts.)

Appointments are not required but may be arranged with our subject specialists in areas such as patents and trademarks, industry standards, small business resources, accounting, etc.

Telephone 518-474-5355
E-Mail Online form to e-mail a reference question
Last Updated: October 13, 2009/cj