Committee Policies and Guidelines Illinois State Library

Introduction and Background

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is committed to making the office's services the most accessible and customer friendly in the nation. The Illinois State Library (ISL) embraces Secretary White's commitment and strives to promote excellence in information access and innovative services for government, libraries, and people. The ISL serves as the principal information resource for state government and provides support, through grant programs, to more than 5,000 academic, public, school, and special libraries throughout Illinois. All ISL efforts adhere to the core values of fairness, equity, accountability, and transparency.

The following policies and guidelines have been established to ensure compliance with the Open Meetings Act (OMA), and the State Library's statutory and administrative obligations.