The Illinois Statewide Technical Assistance Center (ISTAC) maintains a lending library including books, videotapes, and DVDs related to various aspects of special education, general education and parenting. The Library is located in our offices at:
818 DuPage Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137

Book Search Directions:

To search our online library at Library World, follow the link below these instructions.

  1. Next to Library Name enter: ISTAC.
  2. No password is required. Click Login.
  3. In the Search entry field type: PRC and click the Search button. This will display all of the materials in our library.
  4. If you see an item you might like to borrow, click "Add to Clipboard."

Once you have found everything you would like to borrow you are ready to request the items.

Click Here to Begin Search

How to Request Books:

  1. In Library World, click Clipboard at the top of the page to view the materials you have chosen.
  2. E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the information from the books including:
    • Full Title of the item
    • Author
    • Format
    • Your Name
    • Address
    • Phone Number
  3. Please tell us if you are: family members, consumers, special education teacher/consultant, part-c early interventionist, regular education teacher/consultants, related service providers, paraprofessionals, adult service providers, administrators, TA providers, or other.

All items are assumed to have a 3 week or less checkout period. If this time frame differs from your needs,
please indicate your estimated return date.

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This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Contact Us

818 DuPage Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Phone: (630) 790-2474
TTY/Voice (800) 771-1158