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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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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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A to Z list of magazines and journals

If you know the title of a particular periodical, this is a quick place to look.  The A-Z list will tell you in which databases you will find the periodical, and the years of coverage in each database. The A-Z list will also allow you to browse through issues by title. Browse the A-Z list of online magazines, scholarly journals, & newspapers

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MagillOnLiterature Plus

Includes MagillOnAuthors. Search author biographies, works of literature, author essays, and critical analyses in full-text. Search MagillOnLiterature Plus  

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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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Britannica Image Quest


Over 2.5 million images from more than 50 of the best collections in the world including the Getty Collection and National Geographic are available to IVCC users. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use, come with complete metadata including the source, the copyright holder, caption, and keyword, and can be downloaded, printed, saved or emailed. Search Britannica Image Quest

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   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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