New York New York State Printing and Public Documents Law Section 11 - Responsibilities of the New York state library.

11. Responsibilities of the New York state library. 1. It shall be the responsibility of the state library to serve as the central repository for the distribution of all public documents. In accordance with this responsibility the state library shall establish a public documents distribution system consisting of depository libraries throughout New York state which shall be known as the "New York state document depository system" and shall be responsible for the maintenance and distribution of documents within this depository system.

2. The state library, in consultation with state agencies, shall develop a list specifying which public documents are core documents. The total number of core documents shall not exceed twenty-five. The list of core documents shall form the basis of the New York state documents reference center, documents depository and documents research library collections.

3. The gifts and exchange division of the state library is designated as the center for the collection of public documents for distribution throughout the depository system.

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