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Library Guide for Illinois State Water Survey Staff: Leaving ISWS

This guide is intended to provide basic library information to the staff of the Illinois State Water Survey.

Library Privileges after Separation

ISWS Library Loans

Do you have materials on loan from the former ISWS Library?  If so, please contact Susan Braxton before leaving ISWS.

University Library Loans

Please check your University Library account and be sure you have returned any materials you have borrowed before leaving the University.  Your account can be viewed in VuFind or Voyager Classic.  The same information is available in both systems.

Seeking Missing ISWS Publications

The University Library has a near complete set of ISWS publications, and ISWS has almost every publication available full text on the website.  However, there are a few items that were not digitized and for which we have no paper copy.   If you have copies of items on our list (see below), please contact Susan Braxton.

  • ISWS Contract Report 331:   
    Nogel and Luckman [1983].  A Computer-Based Information Delivery System for IPM.

Preserving Your Records and Data

Correspondence, records, and other content in your office should be evaluated before you leave.   Within ISWS, the Water Resources Data and Information Section is charged with inventorying ISWS data resources.  The University Archives may be interested in records pertaining to your research and professional activities. 

Donating Books


These local organizations will accept book donations, but state regulations prohibit donation of state property: