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Important notice:

The Prairie Research Institute Library has closed permanently.  The Prairie Research Institute Librarian is now based at Funk Library, and may be reached by email or at (217) 333-5856. Additional contact information is here.  Additional information about the library closure can be found on the FAQ page. 

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