Jacobs Library


Jacobs Library will be closed Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King Day.

As of December 10 the library catalog has a new and improved interface. If you need to access the previous interface for your old account before January 31, 2019 please use this link. http://vufind.carli.illinois.edu/vf-ivc/

Library links were updated in December 2018. If you experience difficulty accessing library resources please contact 815-224-0306.


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