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Illinois State Government Information

A research guide for Illinois government information

IL Depository Program

Since 1971, Northwestern University Libraries have been a depository for Illinois state documents received from the Illinois State Library through the Illinois Documents Depository Program.  Examples of the types of publications include agency annual reports, special reports on programs or issues, and statistical publications.  We also have a selective collection of basic reference publications from other states.

Key Resources for Illinois Publications
Comprehensive source of information about the state of Illinois and the Illinois state government.

Cyberdrive Illinois
Cyberdrive Illinois is a clearinghouse of information for Illinois, and also the official Web site for Illinois Secretary of State.

Electronic Documents of Illinois (EDI)
Provides permanent public access to official publications of the State of Illinois which have been deposited in electronic form.

Illinois State Agency Databases
Links to state agency databases created to support the work of agencies related to agriculture, crime and criminal justice, earth & environment, health care, history & culture, legislation, licensing and more.  Maintained by the State Documents group of the Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) of the American Library Association


Publications received by NUL as depository materials are cataloged and can be identified using NUSearch.