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      Finding books and media at John A. Logan College

      The Library Catalog will provide you with a list of our holdings and the entire Illinois Heartland Library System collection. Some of the titles we own include:

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      A to Zoo - Carolyn W. Lima; Rebecca L. Thomas
      Call Number: REF.Z1037.L715 2010 Non Circulating
      ISBN: 9781598844061
      Publication Date: 2010-06-01

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      Best Books for Children - John T. Gillespie; Catherine Barr
      Call Number: Z1037.G48 2010
      ISBN: 9781591585756
      Publication Date: 2010-01-01

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      Book Crush - Nancy Pearl
      Call Number: Z1037.P35 2007
      ISBN: 9781570615009
      Publication Date: 2007-03-06

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      Bridges to Understanding - Linda Pavonetti
      Call Number: PN1009.A1.B766 2011
      ISBN: 0810881063
      Publication Date: 2011-08-18

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      Children's Literature - Seth Lerer
      Call Number: PN1009.A1L44 2008
      ISBN: 9780226473000
      Publication Date: 2008-06-15

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      Children's Literature, Briefly - Michael O. Tunnell; James S. Jacobs
      Call Number: PN1008.8.J33 2008
      ISBN: 9780131734906
      Publication Date: 2007-04-17

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      Children's Picturebooks - Martin Salisbury; Morag Styles
      Call Number: PN1009.A1.S255 2012
      ISBN: 9781856697385
      Publication Date: 2012-02-08

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      Feeling Like a Kid - Jerry Griswold
      Call Number: PN1009.A1G75 2006
      ISBN: 9780801885174
      Publication Date: 2006-11-17

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      From Cover to Cover - Kathleen T. Horning
      Call Number: PN98.B7.H67 2010
      ISBN: 9780060777562
      Publication Date: 2010-04-27

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      Minders of Make-Believe - Leonard S. Marcus
      ISBN: 9780395674079
      Publication Date: 2008-05-07

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      Stories Matter - Dana L. Fox (Editor); Kathy Gnagey Short (Editor)
      Call Number: PS490.S74 2003
      ISBN: 0814147445
      Publication Date: 2003-10-01

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      What's Black and White and Reid All Over? - Rob Reid
      Call Number: Z718.3.R465 2012
      ISBN: 9780838911471
      Publication Date: 2012-01-01

      Digital Books

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      Digital Book Collections

      Credo Reference   

      A collection of Reference books including dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations, and atlases, plus a wide range of subject specific works. Credo Reference offers more than 600 highly regarded titles from over 80 publishers.

      Ebook Collection (EBSCO)

      With thousands of titles available across all major subject areas, users can access the full text of eBooks from their computer, or can download titles to most popular portable devices.

      Sage Knowledge

      A social sciences digital library with more than 2,500 titles. It includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. Make sure to click "Available to Me" under the "Refine by Availability" area after you have done your search. It will be located on the right side of the results page.

      Springer Link

      A database with access to millions of medical and scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works. To access the items that are available full text, uncheck the "Include Preview-Only Content" box after you do your search. It will be located on the upper left hand side of the results page.



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