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Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

Provides selected full text for more than 200 U.S. regional newspapers. To search for New York state news, click the "Publications" link in the green bar at the top of the page, enter "NY" in the "Browse Publications" search box, specify "Match Any Words," and click the "Browse" button. On the next screen, click the box next to the titles of the newspapers you wish to view, then click the "Add" button. Your selected titles will appear in the "Find" box near the top of the page. Click the "Search" button next to this box to search the database for all articles in your selected newspapers.


Complete full-text content of local and regional New York state news with backfiles for the Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY).

New York Times - 1851-2007 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

New York Times - 1980-current (ProQuest)

Searchable full text of the New York Times from 1851 through the current issue. New York Times - 1851-2001 provides searchable full-text and full-image articles, dating from its first issue in 1851 through 2001. Includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue, cover to cover, in downloadable PDF files. Researchers can use the database to find news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements. New York Times - 1995-current provides more recent coverage, with articles available in HTML full-text format. The two databases cannot be searched simultaneously.

Print Resources

LC call number ranges: F 116-230 [US local history: New York], JK 3401-3493 [New York State government]

Subject headings:
New York (State)


Guide to New York State Government

REF-DESK JK 3431 .G85 1995

The New York Red Book

REF-DESK JK 3430 .N5
Information on NY state government, elected officials, and appointees.

New York State Directory

REF-DESK JK 3430 .N52
"Who's Who" of NY state government.

History and Geography

Encyclopedia of New York

REF F 118 .E57 1999 [2 v.]

Encyclopedia of New York City

REF F 128.3 .E75 1995

New York State Atlas & Gazetteer, 4th ed.

Atlas Case G 1250 .D4 1993

Sectional Historical Atlas of New York State. Vol. 8: Elmira Area

General Collection F 127 .A15 L3 & F 129 .E6 L35
Includes Tioga, Tompkins, Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben Counties.


McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York, Annotated

REF KFN 5030 .A4

McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York. Research guide

REF KFN 5030 .A43

New York Law Finder

REF KFN 5061 .N53


Chemung County Data Book

REF-DESK HA 547 .C72 C43 1993

New York, 2000. Population and housing unit counts (U. S. Census)

Gov Docs C 3.223/5:2000 PHC-3-34

New York, 2000. Summary social, economic, and housing characteristics: 2000 census of population and housing (U. S. Census)

Gov Docs C 3.223/23:2000 PHC-2-34/PT. 1 & 2

New York State Statistical Yearbook


Vital Statistics of New York State

REF HA 541 .V57a

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Government Information

Law and Legislation

New York State Statistics

Labor Statistics - New York-New Jersey Bureau of Labor Statistics Information Office (U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics) U.S. Government Source

Workforce & Industry Data (New York State Department of Labor)

Information on New York's labor market, including statewide overviews and NY regional statistics.

New York State Data Center (Empire State Development Agency)

Population and economic statistics about New York.

New York State Statistical Yearbook (Rockefeller Institute of Government)

Includes extensive data on demographics, economics, elections, government finance, education, and more.

New York State Government

New York State Webpage

Official web page of the NY state government.

New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

Use this page to download tax forms, instructions, and information.

New York State and Local Government

Official websites of state, county, and city governments in NY state.

New York State Library

Checklist of Official Publications of the State of New York

Guides to New York State Government

New York State Government Information Locator Service

Central access point for all on-line information provided by the New York state legislature, judiciary and agencies.

New York State Information on the Internet (New York Public Library)

Guide to New York state government-oriented web sites.

New York State Government Information (Binghamton University Libraries)

List of New York state links.

New York State Government Health Resources

Online health resources arranged by subject area.

New York State Law and Legislation

New York State Assembly

Membership directory, legislative reports, and a guide to the NYS legislative system.

New York State Assembly Member Directory

Alphabetical listing of Assembly members. Also allows you to search for your local Assembly member by ZIP code.

New York State Senate

Full text of New York State laws and bills, as well as the New York State Constitution.

New York State Senate District Lookup

Search for State Senator by ZIP code.

New York State Unified Court System

Official site of the New York State Courts. Includes state, town, and village courts.

New York State Board of Elections: District Maps and Representatives

Get a map of your voting district or a list of state representatives by address.

Local Representatives (Elmira Area)

Assembly member Thomas O'Mara (137th Assembly District)
Senator George H. Winner, Jr. (53rd Senate District)

Last updated 02-15-08