Administrative Ready Reference


This project is managed by the Shawnee Library System. Funding for this grant was awarded by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), under the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).


Items of Interest

A PDF Table of Contents and Introduction is available for printing. Also, if you would like to print sections of the web pages, without the additional WebJunction Illinois context, you can follow these procedures:

  • In Netscape, right-click within the Keeping the Public Informed: Administrative Ready Reference frame below. Choose "This Frame" - "Print Frame"
  • In IE or Netscape, load the frameset in another browser window and navigate to the sections and print the content/files as desired.

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