The library subscribes to a plethora of databases that provide access to thousands of online ebooks, magazines, scholarly journals, and streaming videos. You can view the complete list of our resources at the Bloomington A - Z page.
Librarians are available to assist you with your research. Visit Ask-a-Librarian where you can contact us by phone, text, email, or chat. We are also happy to schedule a Zoom call for personalized service.
The library offers instruction, upon request, to faculty, staff, and students. Instruction may include a general introduction to the campus library as well as instruction in the use of specific resources. Two of our main resources, IvyCat and Discover, have been through major changes recently, and they now have completely new interfaces. A new Ivy Tech Library phone app will be available soon too. Students and faculty may have questions about using these updated resources, and we will be happy to show you how! Use this form to request an instruction session.
Beginning August 18, the library will be open to the public.
A mask is required at all times while in the library.
Current hours and directions to campus can be found at our Hours & Location page.
Under normal circumstances, quiet and unobtrusive food, snacks, and drinks would be acceptable. During the pandemic, however, no food or drinks will be permitted in the library until further notice.
Our book stacks are open. For patrons who would prefer not to come into the building, you may search IvyCat, our online catalog. Items may be placed on hold in the catalog, and we will make arrangements to meet you at a designated door to deliver your items.
Inter-library loan services are available. Items may be borrowed from participating Ivy Tech campuses and other Indiana libraries.
Items may be renewed by contacting us through our Ask-a-Librarian page.
Items may be returned to the library service desk or to the drop box just outside the library door. If you prefer not to come into the building, call us at 812-330-6080 or text us at 812-727-3075, and we will make arrangements to meet you at a designated door.
Reserve textbooks and other items are available. View the complete list on our Course Reserves page. If you know that you need a specific book, call ahead and make an appointment. We'll have the book waiting for you when you arrive. You'll be asked to use hand sanitizer or gloves when taking a book from the service desk.
The scanner/copier/printer is available and will be sanitized after each use.
While we cannot scan complete books for you, we may be able to scan portions of books for you. Call ahead to inquire. When appropriate, we will upload scanned files to a secure location and send a link and password to your Ivy Tech email.
Calculators will be available for check-out.
Earbuds are available upon request and will not need to be returned.
Computers with Office software and Internet access are available. Users will be asked to sanitize their workstation before and after use. Supplies and instructions will be provided.
Respondus LockDown Browser is available on all student computers.
Webcams are available for in-house use upon request. Ask a the desk for assistance.
Black & white printing and color printing are available from library computers.
Wireless printing (black & white only) is available from your personal laptop.
Some of our previously suspended services have recently been re-instated.
Because of the pandemic, selected services have been suspended for the foreseeable future.