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What Are Research Course and Topic Guides and How Do I Access Them?

Guides to help you get started on research.

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What is the College Archive and what is in it?

The Byro Family Archives room in the Kish Library houses all of Kish's physical archive materials.  The College Archives materials do not leave the Library and are non-circulating.  You may view them upon request. You may also browse digital collections of some of our materials in the KC Digital Archives.

The purpose of the Kishwaukee College Archives is to collect, organize and preserve the history of Kishwaukee College. The Library collects digital and print documents, photographs, and ephemera. The Archives shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  bulletins, newsletters and class schedules, minutes of the Board of Trustees, minutes of College committees and student organizations, newspaper clippings related to the college and college-sponsored events, copies of the college student newspaper, annual reports, architectural drawings and blueprints, photographs, slides and oral histories of events and people who have contributed to the development and character of Kishwaukee College.

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EBSCOHost Login Issue From Off Campus

Library database vendor ‚ÄčEBSCO is having a temporary issue that may affect off-campus logins. Library Services and IT are aware of this problem and have provided the solution below until EBSCO resolves the issue. 

If you are unable to log in to EBSCOHost and you are off-campus, use to log in as a temporary workaround until the problem is resolved by EBSCO.  Select Kishwaukee College as your library, scroll down the list of resources to "EBSCO Information Services." Select "All Databases" to begin your search in EBSCOHost. Go to Kish Library's website for more information about the Library or to contact us for help during normal business hours.

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