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ABC-CLIO eBook Collection


Fuel your research or satisfy personal inquiry with the high-quality, authoritative, and scholarly information found in these ebooks.  Topics include careers, contemporary world issues, Latino studies, literature & folklore, medicine, mental health & wellness, the military, society & culture, technology, U.S. and international politics, women's issues, and world religions. This collection is also searchable through the Jacobs Library online catalog. Search ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

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Axis 360 eRead Illinois

Enjoy recently published bestsellers including both fiction and nonfiction for adults, children and teens, as well as many titles in Spanish in this collection of ebooks and eAudiobooks provided by eRead Illinois.Search Axis 360

Ebook Central

Access authoritative teaching, learning, and research content on a variety of subjects in our largest ebook collection.  Key and emerging topics include accounting, computers, career development, crime & criminology, emergency medicine, human resources, industrial management, nursing & allied health, project management, U.S. history, and vocational education & guidance.  Titles can also be accessed through the Jacobs Library online catalog..  Search the Ebook Central collection

EBSCO eBook Collection

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Locate a large selection of ebook titles within a wide variety of topics both academic and recreational, from business & economics, computer science, engineering & technology, health & medicine, history, law, literature & criticism, philosophy, and political science to children's & young adult fiction, cooking, home & garden, humor, sports & games, and travel. These ebooks are also available through the Jacobs Library online catalog. Search EBSCO eBook Collection

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks


Search this popular resource for literary analysis. Discover additional ebooks on health, medicine, business, travel, social sciences, literature, and more.Search Gale Virtual Reference Library

Infobase eBooks


Find scholarly ebooks on topics including literature, philosophy, psychological disorders, Native American history, health, medical, energy, and forensic science. Includes titles from two popular literary criticism collections: 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 90+ other academic libraries, including ISU, Northern, and the University of Illinois.  Search the Library Catalog -- VuFind

McNaughton Collection


Read new releases by popular authors in this special collection of print books located inside Jacobs Library. Stop in and check out a leisure read or a current title for a class project. View a listing of the McNaughton Collection

Prairie Cat 12.6.18

Search for books in public and school libraries in our area. Jacobs Library staff will request any books you need through PrairieCat. Search PrairieCat

Springer Medicine eBooks


Retrieve academic medical ebooks for research. 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.   Search the Springer Medicine eBook Collection


Search for books in libraries around the world.  Jacobs Library staff can request the items you seek from other WorldCat libraries through the interlibrary loan service.   Search WorldCat