New York State Documents: An Introductory Manual by
Call Number: Olin Library Reference Z1223.5.N7 B97 +
Albany: University of the State of New York, State Education Dept..., 1987.
(New York State Library Bibliography Bulletin 89).
Available at multiple libraries on campus
An annotated list of sources with extensive historical information and explanations of the publications of the state. Written by Dorothy Butch, for many years a reference librarian at the New York State Library. The Appendix (pp. 116-120) contains a detailed explanation of the classification system (i.e., "call numbers") for New York State documents developed by the State Library.