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Illinois Legal Resources

Guide to legal resources from the State of Illinois.

What's in this Guide?

Looking for help on locating Illinois legal resources?  You have stopped at the right place!

This page has information on accessing both online and Milner print resources:

Illinois legal materials can be found on the 4th floor at call numbers KFI1201-1799.  Reference materials and current periodicals are on the 2nd floor.

Citing Illinois Legal Resources

According to Cornell University's Legal Information Institute (LII), Illinois-specific citation norms and practices:

Examples are also available for all 50 states and D.C. at Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute.

Guides to Illinois Legal Research

Finding Illinois Law: A Librarian’s Guide for Non-Lawyers

"The [Chicago Association of Law Librarians'] Government Relations Committee is proud to publish [the guide]. Recognizing that legal research is a specialized skill practiced by attorneys and law librarians, but that the general public often has a need to locate and understand legal information, the Committee presents this guide as a tool to aid non-lawyers."

Illinois Legal Research, 2nd ed by Mark Wojcik - call number KFI1275 .W65 2009

Illinois Legal Research Guide, 2nd ed by Laurel Wendt - online and print at call number KFI1275 .W46 2006, floor 4

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Data and Social Sciences Librarian

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