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Collection Policy

  • Annual Reports
  • Financial Reports
  • Statistical Reports
  • Strategic Plans
  • Commission Reports
  • Policy Reports
  • Legislative Publications

The Missouri State Library collects reports in these general categories for inclusion in the State Publications Access Program. 

  • Newsletters
  • Brochures
  • Pamphlets
  • Applications
  • Posters
  • Bulletins
  • News Releases

The Missouri State Library does not collect paper or digital reports in the above categories. This list is general and not comprehensive. 

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Featured Publications

State Publications Access Program

The State Publications Access Program, established in 181.100-181.110 RSMo, requires all state agencies to:

  • send one digital copy of selected reports to the Missouri State Library
  • send five paper copies of selected reports to the Missouri State Library 
  • appoint a designee with the responsibility for distributing selected reports to the Missouri State Library

Digital reports are added to the library's Internet Archive collection for public access. 

The Reference Services division of the Missouri State Library administers the State Publications Access Program. Please contact the Government Documents Librarian, Laura Kromer, with questions at: or 573.751.4552.

Agency Designees

Each state agency assigns one or more employees as its designees to send selected state documents to the Missouri State Library. Designees are sent a list of publications that the library needs from their department or division. For more information, please contact our Government Documents Librarian, Laura Kromer, at or 573.751.4552.  

Transmitting Digital Files

Please attach reports to e-mail and send to

Or send an e-mail with the URL via e-mail to Please include the publication’s URL and title, name and contact information of submitter, and department/division producing the publication in the body of the e-mail. 

Large files can also be uploaded to our ShareFile account

Transmitting Paper Copies

Please send five paper copies of selected reports through interagency mail to: 

Laura Kromer, Missouri State Library, Reference Services 600 W. Main St. Jefferson City, MO 65101

Paper copies are distributed among the Missouri State Archives, the State Historical Society of Missouri, and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. View the Missouri State Library's print collection of Missouri State Government Documents in our online catalog. To find historical Missouri state documents, please visit the MU Historical Documents Browser or contact the Missouri State Archives

Copyright Notice

Digital state publications managed by the Missouri State Library are made available for purposes consistent with Fair Use only and may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright law. Those who use them are responsible for determining and obeying copyright and other restrictions. Those wanting to use digital state publications managed by the Missouri State Library for purposes other than those protected by Fair Use should contact the publishing state agency and/or copyright holder(s) and properly cite the publication.