Documents of Other States and Cities


Lehman Library does not collect government documents from states other than New York, or cities other than New York City. Some documents from other states and cities may be found in other Columbia libraries, and located through CLIO or the card catalogs.

Resources marked with this symbol are restricted to Columbia affiliates.


  • Open States
    Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state's capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Using the site is simple: enter a U.S. address or select a state to start to research bills, review voting records, contact elected officials and more.
  • Index to Current Urban Documents
    Provides the full text of official government publications by city governments and agencies. The starting date varies by municipality; coverage for NYC begins in 2000.
  • Local and Regional Government Information: How to Find It, How to Use It.
    Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2005.
    Call Number: Z 1223.5.A1 L63 2005

Links to web sites for state and local governments and their publications:


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