Established in 1971, the New York State Archives is a program of the State Education Department of New York. The organization cares for and provides access to more than 130 million documents. It also administers statewide programs for state agencies, local governments and community organizations. The New York State Archives offers a range of services related to archives and records management. The organization provides various publications for researchers, genealogists, records managers, archivists, students, teachers, state and local government officials and general public. It also offers training opportunities for archives and records management subjects. The organization provides grants and awards to support, promote and recognize archival and records management practices, as well as to encourage uses of archival records. The New York State Archives is located in Albany, N.Y.