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American Indian Experience is a database on the history and culture of American Indians. It includes primary sources, images, and scholarly works. Suggested academic disciplines include Cultural Studies, History, and Social Sciences.  Search American Indian Experience


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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

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MasterFILE Premier


This EBSCO resource includes full-text reference materials from 1975 to the present, updated daily by EBSCOhost. It provides nearly 500 reference books, 502,000 images, and 164,000 primary source documents. It also searches 1700 full-text periodicals back to 1975. Search MasterFile Premier

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Women and Social Movements in the United States

Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600 – 2000 is an online journal that contains 108 document projects, almost 2,700 publications with full-text primary sources, a dictionary of social movements and organizations, and a chronology of U.S. Women's History.  You can search the database or take advantage of one of the browse options.  For example the Browse People section listed 21 documents by Jane Addams and 38 documents about her.  The best way to appreciate the content of this database is to spend time searching or drilling down the browse lists to uncover what it has to offer!  Search Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000

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Medcom Quality nursing education videos on topics such as pediatrics, obstetrics, and respiratory care.  Restricted access.  Contact the library for the username and password. Search Medcom.

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Saskia Digital Art Images

This collection includes over 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture. Search Saskia Digital Art Images

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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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