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Use of this website is subject to the terms of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) Social Media Policy (opens new tab/window).

Content contributed to and published on this site is made publicly available to all visitors. Visitors who contribute content (including, but not limited to: personal accounts; images; designs for bookmarks, posters, and other printable or electronically distributed publicity materials; linked video recordings; social media posts; other items in the "Sharing Showcase" section of the site; comments on other content) attest that they are authorized to grant, and do grant, permission for RAILS and its member libraries to use and publish the contributed content (with or without modification) for such purposes as publications, advertising, electronic publication, websites, social media, and promotional materials.

RAILS reserves the right to unpublish or not publish contributed content that is inconsistent with the purposes of this website.

Privacy Policy

This website logs the IP addresses of visitors and records personally identifying information (name, library affiliation, email address) of logged-in visitors. The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) uses aggregate statistics of this information for analysis, usability studies, and other research. RAILS may also use visitor email addresses to contact visitors regarding this website or other aspects of the MyLibraryIs... campaign or related RAILS services and programs.

Names and library affiliations provided by logged-in visitors are publicly displayed with their content contributions. Email addresses of contributors are not displayed with contributed content, unless included in the contributed content itself.

Visitor contributions and other information on this website may be a public record subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act and retention under state records retention laws.