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Don't Miss Your Chance to "Try-It Illinois" this Year!

Time is running out to access Try-It Illinois! Don't miss your opportunity!

Try-It Illinois! is a statewide database trial that runs from October 1-November 30, 2021, sponsored by Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois State Library.

Try-It! Illinois offers any library user in Illinois, the opportunity to survey and evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to the partnerships between the Illinois State Library and the participating electronic resource vendors, there is NO CHARGE for accessing these databases!

Try-It! Illinois offers a wide variety of databases for you to try- and many of them relate to genealogy and historical research! Check out this year's list of databases HERE!

Don't miss your chance to check out these research tools, you may find some surprises to help your family history research! Try-It! Illinois ends NOVEMBER 30th!

To register for Try-It! Illinois, visit and click "I am an Illinois librarian or a library user and would like to access Try-It! Illinois" on the right hand side of the screen. Enter your contact information, and the name of your local library. You will be contacted with login information.

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