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 Association (ILA) Illinois Library Laws & Rules (2020) - Published by the Illinois Library Association RAILS Group Purchase

Academic, Public, School, Special Libraries

RAILS has a limited number of "Illinois Library Laws & Rules in Effect January 2020" books available for libraries to purchase at a discounted price of $25 each. The books retail at $50 and are available to ILA members for $30. Order at (login required).

This essential compilation includes all current laws and rules affecting library service in Illinois. A valuable tool for those crafting library administrative policy -- librarians, trustees, and governmental officials -- in need of current knowledge of the law. The publication reflects all changes to laws affecting libraries passed by the Illinois General Assembly since the previous 2015 edition. Includes an index for easy reference.