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 our 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).
Text a Librarian
Try our Text a Librarian Service!
Text IVCC to 66746 to get started.
The Text a Librarian service is available on days the college is open.
Texting hours are Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. , Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Questions? Contact Us!
Text: Text ivcc to 66746
Visit us: 815 N. Orlando Smith Ave., Oglesby, IL 61348
The library is located in A201.
We will answer your questions during library hours.