The State Research Library's digitization project has scanned 84,667 pages of New York State documents as well as other non-copyrighted materials, and provides links to the digitized information through its online catalog.
The State Library's Talking Book and Braille Library served 37,000 registered users with visual or reading disabilities and TBBL is working on converting to new digital players.
The Research Library provided information to inmates in New York's correctional facilities; nearly 19,000 requests were complete.
Bernard A. Margolis was appointed New York State Librarian and Assistant Commissioner for Libraries after a rigorous national search. He will officially start his position on Jan. 8.