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Library Services Distance Support

Library Services Available Spring 2021

While Kishwaukee College holds classes in an alternative delivery format, please know Library Services are available to support you, even while our physical space is not available. 

  • Circulation assistance
  • Research help
  • Citation help
  • Article requests
  • Online sources such as ebooks, journal articles, digital archives, and research guides
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Research instruction workshops
  • Purchase requests
  • Staff can make ID cards by appointment.  (See menu for ID Cards)
  • Staff can provide physical requests and physical interlibrary loan resources during this time through curbside pickup.
  • Staff can provide some physical print reserve resources to check out. For those items that cannot be checked out, limited digitization requests will be honored, in keeping with copyright laws.

Basic Library Information

Library Information

Library entrance

If you are unable to login to the databases,
sign in using  "OpenAthens Login"
under the blue "Sign In" box

Library Hours   Online Only in Spring 2021
at   or     815-825-9330

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday:  8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Use this guide for online Library Assistance:

Contact Us
For book checkouts & renewals:
Circulation & Reserves Desk
(815) 825-9330

For help with research projects:
Reference Desk
(815) 825-9544

For borrowing items from other libraries:
Interlibrary Loan
(815) 825-9330

Social Distancing

Please note - when using college facilities (or any public spaces), it is wise to practice "social distancing". This means keeping a safe distance, more than 6 feet, from other people to avoid spread of illness. We appreciate your participation in maintaining space between people in our space.  Wear a mask while on campus.

The CDC suggests the following guidelines.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.