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Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text newspapers and other news sources. It includes local news, editorials, announcements, and other sections from over 2,000 sources, as well as the NewsTribune and the Bureau County Republican.  Search Access World News


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ebrary Collection


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

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Primary Search


Delivered through EBSCO, Primary Search includes more than 70 magazines. It is useful for elementary school research and includes a reading level indicator for all full-text articles. Search Primary Search

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Black Thought and Culture


Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans from the earliest times. Complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. The collection will include the complete full run of the Black Panther newspaper. Browse a list in the Historical Events section and find articles on the chosen topic. The subject of “American Revolution, 1775-1783” brings together the writings of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Frederick Douglass as well as other writers.  Explore what this database has to offer! Search Black Thought and Culture

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Alexander Street Press Counseling and Therapy in Video (Volume 1)

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Volume 1 is a diverse collection filmed from 1985 to 2010 and provides a firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. It features prominent therapists such as Jon Carlson, Sue Johnson, Allen Ivey, Insoo Kim Berg, Derald Wing Sue, and others as they demonstrate their methods.   Search Counseling and Therapy in Video 

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OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources. It was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors. Search OAIster

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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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