As a student at the Ottawa Center you have many services and resources available to you via Jacobs Library at IVCC. It is hoped that this guide will assist you with your research needs as well as provide you with contact information. We have a team of people who want to help you achieve your academic goals. Please visit the tabs of this guide to learn more about IVCC's library resources.
Library Web Page
Jacobs Library Web Page
Click on either the link below or the link called, "Library Home" under the IVCC logo (at the top of the page) to be taken to the library's home page!
Logging into library resources
When you are not on campus (campus includes the Ottawa Center) you will be prompted to submit your IVCC ID# and last name to be authenticated as a current IVCC student. On your IVCC picture ID is a 14 digit number. Type in this number along with your last name. Now you will be able to use the many library resources available to you. If you have any difficulties call the library at 815-224-0306 or text us (see box below).
Need a little help? Ask the experts @ Jacobs Library!
- Call 1-815-224-0306
- Visit A-201 at the Main Campus in Oglesby
- Email Jacobs_Library@ivcc.edu
- Text 1-815-605-0482
- Chat (use the box below or the green tab on the right side of any library web page or research guide during chat hours*)
Library hours on days classes are in session. Check library web page for notices of special hours or closures.
*Text and chat hours on days when classes are in session are Monday - Thursday 8 am. - 5:30 pm., Friday 8:30 am. - 11:30 am.
Questions? Contact Us!
Text: Text 1-815-605-0482
Visit us: 815 N. Orlando Smith Road, Oglesby, IL 61348
The library is located in A201.
We will answer your questions during library hours.