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Library Services Summer 2020 Updates

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Library items may be returned at the indoor book return to the left of the Library & Tutoring Services entrance (A1100).

Library items may be requested for curbside pickup by appointment (see menu for Curbside Pickup).

Please contact Library Services at 815-825-9330 or for the following assistance:

  • renewing items and extending due dates
  • questions about availability of materials
  • questions about returning items
  • inquiries about whether other libraries are open
  • concerns about lost items

New Look for Library Searching

Kish Library welcomes Library SmartSearch.  Students and employees will be able to enjoy one-stop searching for books, ebooks, audio books, articles, course reserves, videos, digital media and more.  Library SmartSearch finds items from the Kishwaukee College Library collections and databases, I-Share, and over 1 billion items that are available online.

Looking for our old Library Catalog to find books and ebooks? We just went live with our new Library SmartSearch!

Features you will love:

  • log in with your myKC credentials to use the library catalog
  • search the library catalog and article databases all at one time
  • search box below
  • updated library user accounts include chosen name that is in college system
  • requesting through I-Share is easier than ever
  • request Kish items and then schedule a curbside pickup appointment
  • request digitization of sections of print sources, within copyright 
  • faculty can place items on ereserve for easy linking to articles or book chapters for student access, within copyright