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ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

Browse or search eBook titles listed by title, subject, author, and year of publication. Providing full-text electronic books, this collection is also searchable through Jacobs Library’s online catalog. Search ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

Axis 360

Axis 360 eRead IllinoisThis collection of e-books and e-audiobooks through the Axis 360 platform is part of eRead Illinois and contains titles of recently published bestsellers and many titles in Spanish. eRead Illinois is a two year statewide program designed to increase access to e-books for Illinois residents and grow e-book expertise among library staff, library system staff, and Illinois residents. Initial funding for eRead Illinois was provided by a grant through the Illinois State Library.  Patrons may access the cloud-based delivery across a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK® and Sony ReaderTM devices, and many more.  Search Axis 360

Ebook Central

A source for authoritative eBooks on a variety of topics from trusted publishers which can be viewed online or downloaded.  Search the Ebook Central collection

EBSCO eBook Collection

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This collection of over 9,000 books covers a variety of subjects and can be read online or downloaded. Titles can also be accessed through the IVCC library catalog. Search EBSCO eBook Collection

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks


This collection includes journal articles and eBooks on a wide array of subject areas, including history, the environment, multicultural studies, science, religion, as well as titles in medicine and social sciences.Search Gale Virtual Reference Library

Infobase eBooks

This is a collection of over 100 ebooks on topics including literature, philosophy, psychological disorders, Native American history, health, medical, energy, and forensic science. It includes Bloom's Modern Critical Views and Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretation. Search Infobase Publishing eBooks

Jacobs Library Catalog


Search for books and other materials in the IVCC library and 75+ other academic libraries, including ISU, Northern, and the University of Illinois.  Search the Library Catalog -- VuFind

McNaughton Collection


This collection of the hottest releases by popular authors updates frequently. Stop in and check out a leisure read or a current title for a class project. View a listing of the McNaughton Collection


PrairieCat allows you to search for books in public and school libraries in our area. IVCC library staff will request any books you need through PrairieCat. Search PrairieCat

Springer Medicine eBooks


Over 1,500 ebook titles are available from the Springer Collection.  The link takes you to the Springer site for all of their products.  To narrow your search for titles available to IVCC patrons select Medicine --> Books --> English.  We have access to titles published between 2005 and 2010. This collection can also be accessed through the library's online catalog.  Search the Springer Medicine eBook Collection


Search for books in libraries around the world.  Books from other WorldCat libraries can be ordered by staff through the interlibrary loan service if the resources are unavailable through IVCC or the academic libraries in I-Share. Search WorldCat

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