Library

Men studying in the libraryIndian Hills Community College has two libraries — one on the Ottumwa Campus and one on the Centerville Campus. We provide services to all residents of our 10–county area, including Indian Hills students and staff.

In addition to the wide range of materials in our own collections, the interlibrary loan system allows access to items not available locally.

Computers and wireless internet access are available for public use on both campuses.

If you need assistance determining the most appropriate resources to use for your research projects or how to use them, please ask one of our helpful staff members.

Library Services
A list of all the services the library has to offer, including library policies

Hours of Operation and Contact Information
An easy to print reference of Library hours and contacts

Ottumwa Library

email:
phone: (641) 683-5199 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5199

Centerville Library

email:
phone: (641) 856-2143, ext. 2237 or (800) 670-3641, ext. 2237

Librarian's Corner:

IHCC Library Blog
Keep up on the latest Library news and events!


Research Tools

Research Tips
Helpful strategies for finding and citing the information you need

Library Catalog
Locate books and other materials here.
Tutorial: How to Search the Library Catalog

Iowa Library Catalog
Find materials in libraries throughout the state of Iowa.
Tutorial: How to Search the Iowa Library Online Catalog

Online Library Databases
Abstracts and full–text articles are available on a wide variety of subjects

Interlibrary Loan Requests
Request materials from other libraries through interlibary loan.
Select: Article Request Form | Book Request Form

eBooks
Access electronic books through the online card catalog.
Tutorial: How to Search the Library for eBooks

Audio Books and eBooks through WILBOR
Download audio books and ebooks to your computer or portable device.
Digital Library Quick Start Guide

Library of Congress Call Number System
An explanation of the system we use to organize materials in the library

Magazine and Journal Listing
A listing of available periodicals

Material Purchase Suggestion Form
Submit a suggestion for Library to purchase books or other resources

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Additional Resources

MLA Documentation of Electronic Resources
How to cite electronic sources in MLA format

Links to Other Libraries
A list of links to the websites of other libraries

Internet Resources
Links to other websites that may be helpful in your research

New Books
A list of new books at the Ottumwa and Centerville libraries

Composition II Handout
Library Handout for ENG 106: Composition II

Income Tax Information
A list of websites with income tax information

Company Research Resources
How to find out more about a company — helpful as part of a job search

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