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Free Online Magazines through Bridges/OverDrive
Hundreds of popular titles now available with unlimited usage. Click “Sign In” and then you must select Iowa Lakes Community College from the dropdown list. Enter your library card number in the box. This link also opens free eBooks and Audiobooks.

Your library card number is located on the back of your ID (at the edge of the barcode). Leave off the letters and only include the 14 numbers.

What if I don’t have a card?
Come to the library to have an ID made! Your library card number is your campus library number plus your student ID # (sometimes called Datatel)

Campus Library Numbers:
• 5010100 – Spencer, Emmetsburg, Algona Students
• 5010200 – Estherville Students
• 5010300 – Faculty/Staff

America's News / NEWSBANK
Find information on issues related to economics, education, English, nursing, political science and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring The Gazette, Sioux City Journal and USA Today.
   User Name:  iowalakes
   Password:  iowalakes

Bloom's Literary Reference Center 
Literary database on literature and authors

Bridges eBooks and Audiobooks
Downloadable audio and ebooks

Journals, magazines and newspapers

eBook Collection - EBSCO
Full-text ebooks

Chronicle of Higher Education
Access the Chronicle of Higher Education for free from any computer on campus. You can also use a username and password to access them at home.

CINAHL with Full-text - EBSCO
Index and journals for nursing and allied health

CQ Researcher
In-depth reports on political and social issues

Full-text reference ebooks

Facts On File
World news, science and social issues

Films On Demand
Streaming video collection

Find A Topic / NEWSBANK 
Find information on topics related to business, education, environmental studies, health, technology and more.
  User Name:  iowalakes
  Password:  iowalakes 

Gale Databases
Journals, magazines and newspapers

HeinOnline Gun Regulation and Legislation
HeinOnline’s Gun Regulation and Legislation in America brings together essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States.

HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Issues & Controversies
Current topics of today

Magill On Literature Plus - EBSCO
Literary database on literature and authors

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Social issues pros and cons

Salem Press – Literature
Critical Insights on authors and works
   Password:  illakers

Salem Press – Science
Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues
  Password:  illakers

Small Business Reference Center
Information on business management and sales

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Repair manuals for all types of small engines 

Writer's Reference Center
Writing resource tools and reference dictionaries.

World News Digest
U.S. and World news: 1940-Present

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