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Library Reference Books
Reference Books -- typically provide basic information such as additional sources of information, biographical sketches and details, definitions or statistical information. Reference books do not circulate; they must be used in the library. Of course, the ebooks in this category are available 24x7.
Free Web Reference
IvyFYI Reference Shelf
Online dictionaries & reference tools of all kinds, selected by an Ivy Tech librarian in South Bend.
Another page full of reference tools -- in case you can't access IvyFYI.
Find Books in the Ivy Tech Libraries
IvyCat (online catalog for Ivy Tech libraries)--Use the link for more search options, or the quick search below:
eBooks available through your library
Other Free eBooks
Find Books in Other Libraries
- WorldCat--search joint catalog of libraries from around the world. (To see local holdings or make interlibrary loan requests (borrow from other libraries), choose your campus location for WorldCat: Anderson; Marion; Muncie)
For a quick search, use the search box below:
- InterLibrary Loan
Once you have a citation for a book from Worldcat or elsewhere you may request the book through the Libraries' interlibrary loan service. When using WorldCat, look for a link called: "Ivy Tech Anderson-Marion-Muncie: Click here to borrow this item from another library (Interlibrary Loan)" and fill out your request online.
- Find out more about this service from library staff, or see the Interlibrary loan section of our library site in Campus Connect: About My Library > Services > Interlibrary Loan to learn more about guidelines for this service. (We are not able to fill all requests; we cannot get textbooks, for example, and not more than 1-2 items at a time.)
- If the book you want is owned by another Ivy Tech campus library (we can get them faster).