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Web Resources

“2010 Illinois Code :: Chapter 20 Executive Branch :: 20 ILCS 3305/ Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.” Justia Law, law.justia.com/codes/illinois/2010/chapter20/368.html

American Library Association LMS – https://elearning.ala.org/

American Library Association library trustee information –  https://www.ala.org/united/trustees

Ensuring Open and Honest Government. Illinois Attorney General, State of Illinois. https://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/open-and-honest-government/foia/

“General Provisions (5 ILCS120/) Open Meeting Act.” ; Open Meetings Act., www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=84&ChapterID=2

Illinois Library Act. https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=990&ChapterID=16

Illinois Library Association Reporter – https://www.ila.org/publications/ila-reporter

Illinois Library Association Trustee Forum. https://www.ila.org/forum/5/library-trustee-forum-ltf

Illinois State Board of Elections https://www.elections.il.gov/

“Office of the Illinois Attorney General – FOIA and Pac Site.” Office of the Illinois Attorney General – FOIA and PAC Site, foiapac.ilag.gov/

“Public Meeting Definition: 597 Samples.” Law Insider, www.lawinsider.com/dictionary/public-meeting

Property Tax Extension Limitation Law–Technical Manual. Illinois Department of Revenue, State of Illinois. https://tax.illinois.gov/localgovernments/property/ptell.html

United for Libraries: Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations. American Library Association. https://www.ala.org/united/

Trustees and Public Library Administrators Illinois State Library https://www.ilsos.gov/departments/library/libraries/trustee.html


Print Resources

Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, Illinois Public Library Trustee Manual, 2016. Printed by authority of the State of Illinois, January 2017

Doyle, Robert P., and Robert N. Knight. Trustee Facts File. Illinois Library Association, 2012.

Foote, Dianne. Illinois Library Laws & Rules in Effect January 1, 2020. Illinois Library Association, 2020.

Forte, Carmen. “ILA Trustee Forum Mock Library Meeting.”, Klein, Thorpe, and Jenkins. 2023, p.p. 1–16.

Illinois Library Association. Serving Our Public 3.0: Standards for Illinois Public Libraries. 2014.

Illinois Property Tax Rate and Levy Manual. Illinois Department of Revenue, State of Illinois.

The Illinois Property Tax System. Illinois Department of Revenue, State of Illinois.

Stewart H. Diamond, and W. Britt Isaly. Financial Manual for Illinois Public Libraries. Illinois Library Association, 2007.

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