Try-It! Illinois, the State Library’s popular free 13th annual statewide electronic database trial, is underway through November 30.
Log on to http://finditillinois.org/tryit/ for information on obtaining a login and password (right hand column) and to see a list of this year’s databases and participating vendors. Please do not post the Try-It! Illinois login and password on the Internet, on websites or in publicly archived electronic newsletters.
Try-it! Illinois offers the more than 5,000 ILLINET member libraries, their staffs and patrons an opportunity to evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to a collaboration between the State Library and the participating electronic resource vendors, there is NO CHARGE for accessing these databases during Try-It! Illinois.
If you have questions or need additional information, contact Gwen Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-785-7334.
Tim Jackson, editorial cartoonist with the Chicago Defender newspaper, came across Try-It! Illinois recently and used some of its resources. Tim sketched a cartoon promoting Try-it! Illinois that ran this week in the Defender. Check it out at http://editorialcartoonists.com/cartoon/display.cfm/115750/