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Complete with searchable timeline, this database includes primary sources, images, scholarly texts, and maps. Learn about the history and culture of Latino Americans. Search Latino American Experience


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Axis 360

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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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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   Illinois Valley Community College
   815 N. Orlando Smith Road
   Oglesby, IL 61348
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   Fax: 815-224-9147
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