Milner Library is congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public use. (Title 44 United States Code)
Vision Statement: Milner Library will inspire its patrons with its vital, living and useful depository collection offering historically rich and current government information.
Mission Statement: Milner Library’s Federal Depository Collection will collect, organize, preserve and provide free and unimpeded public access to United States government resources in support of Illinois State University's mission and curricular needs. As a unit within Milner Library, we strive to serve the informational needs of the general public and the 15th Congressional District communities. A strong emphasis is placed on teaching skills necessary to help create an informed and educated citizenry.