- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Title 1: General Provisions
- Article 5: University of the State of New York Part I General Organization
- Part 2: Libraries
Section 245 State library, how constituted
All books, pamphlets, manuscripts, records, archives and maps, and all other property appropriate to a general library, if owned by the state and not placed in other custody by law, shall be in charge of the regents and constitute the state library.