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Government Information: Mission and Policies

This is a guide to assist users in finding government information.

FDLP Requirements & Regulations

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)

Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program (2011) 

  • Concise resource for current legal and program obligations for libraries in the Federal Depository Program.

Vision and Mission

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.

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