Jacobs Library


Notice as of Friday, July 7: off-campus access to library resources may be unavailable as we work to resolve a technology issue with the EZProxy server login process.  Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Jacobs Library will be open Monday, Aug.14th - 9:30am to 12pm. Tuesday, Aug.15th - 8am to 2pm. Wednesday, Aug.16th - 9am to 7pm. Thursday, Aug.17th - 7:30am - 4pm. We are closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


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Health Source Consumer Edition covers a variety of consumer health magazines such as AARP, Runner’s World, and Handbook of Child Nutrition with full-text for nearly 80 publications. Search Health Source Consumer Edition



New Fall Hours:  Monday and Thursday - 7:30am-4:00pm. Tuesday and Wednesday - 9:00am-7:00pm. Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Our ebrary collection migrated to Ebook Central. Please contact the library with any questions.

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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

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Science, a publication by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is available online for IVCC users.  A peer-review general science journal, it is considered a core tool for current awareness and science literacy.  Full-text content is included for Science, ScienceNOW, and SAGE KE and is available for issues from 1997 to date.  Search Science Online

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  Jacobs Library  A201
   Illinois Valley Community College
   815 N. Orlando Smith Road
   Oglesby, IL 61348
   Phone: 815-224-0306
   Fax: 815-224-9147
   Email: Jacobs_Library@ivcc.edu

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