This guide is meant to point researchers in the direction of commonly-used politics & government resources available at Illinois State University. There are also descriptions of general search strategies to use those resources.
"[I]s a newsletter for Illinois legislators. It includes articles alerting legislators to issues of interest to them as well as biographies of newly elected legislators after each election and summaries of important bills from each session. It also contains abstracts of reports filed with the General Assembly."
"[M]agazine is dedicated to providing fresh, provocative analysis of public policy in Illinois. With a special focus on Illinois government and politics, the magazine pays close attention to current trends and legislative issues, and examines the state's quality of life.
The magazine also engages its readers in dialogue, enhancing the quality of public discourse in Illinois. A not-for-profit monthly magazine published by the [Center for State Policy and Leadership at the University of Illinois Springfield], Illinois Issues also sponsors and promotes other appropriate public affairs educational activities."