Deals and Discounts

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  • Group Purchases are negotiated, managed, or otherwise mediated by us, and participation is available for RAILS members.
  • Vendor Discounts are offers that companies have made available to our libraries. Information about vendor discount offers is provided for your convenience; we do not negotiate the pricing on vendor discounts.

Offers for RAILS Libraries

▼   eRead Illinois - Statewide shared collection of e-books and e-audiobooks, with Baker & Taylor's Axis 360 RAILS Group Purchase

Academic, Public, School, Special Libraries

For pricing and other information, visit the eRead Illinois website:

▼   Illinois Library Laws & Rules (2015) - Published by the Illinois Library Association RAILS Group Purchase


RAILS has a limited number of Illinois Laws & Rules (in effect April 2015) books available for libraries to purchase at a discounted price of $22.50 each.

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▼   PassionRiver and the Together is Better Alliance - The Long Shadow (Film) Vendor Discount

Academic, Public, School, Special Libraries

In the documentary The Long Shadow, journalist and activist Frances Causey investigates slavery's legacy and the roots of current racial conflicts.

For a public performance license, contact PassionRiver, the film distributor. For a 10% discount off the first public performance license cost of $299, use the discount code BeClear2019. DVDs for private use are available through the film's website for $24.95 each.

A study guide for the film is available for free from the California Film Institute.

The Together is Better Alliance (TiBA) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to partner with others to dismantle systemic racism through education, media, engagement, and advocacy. TiBA offers consulting services to enhance public screenings of The Long Shadow. Email TiBA board member Amania Drane for details.

December 31, 2019
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