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Illinois Annual Certification Affects ALL Member Libraries

  • 1.  Illinois Annual Certification Affects ALL Member Libraries

    Posted 03-09-2020 15:35

    Every year, library system members across Illinois complete the Annual Online Certification. This is required by the Illinois State Library in order to quality for services including:

    • Interlibrary loan delivery
    • Continuing education
    • eRead Illinois
    • Grants
    • Deals & discounts

    All member libraries must certify by Tuesday, March 31, 2020. This is a two-step process and requires two different reports:

    1. Complete the ILLINET Interlibrary Loan & Reciprocal Borrowing Statistical Survey (aka Traffic Survey)
    2. Complete the Annual Online Certification

    Not sure where to start? Your organization should have received an email from RAILS with information regarding the certification process. If you did not receive this, please contact

    Dan Bostrom
    Member Engagement Manager
    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)