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Library Circulation Desk:

Independent Learning Center

East Campus
26230 Black Hawk Road
Galva, IL 61434

Borrowing Privileges
Faculty members are entitled to special borrowing privileges: a full semester loan period and waiver of regular fines. This applies only to items from the BHC EC Library collection. Reference materials may be available for 24- or 48-hour loan. Please contact the Circulation Desk at 309-854-1730. Periodicals [except for the most recent issue] are available for 7 day loan. If a special need arises, please contact Barbara Bolser, 309-854-1731 or

Course Reserves
Faculty members are invited to place books, chapters, articles, and other materials on RESERVE to be used by students in specific courses. There are two loan periods to choose from: 3-hour in library-use only, and 24-hour overnight. Please allow at least 24 hours for library staff to prepare the materials for lending BEFORE announcing that materials are on reserve. Also, please remind your students that they must present their library card in order to borrow materials from the Reserve shelves. For further details, please contact the Circulation Desk at 309-854-1730.

Holds and Interlibrary Loans

Schedule a Library Instruction Session for a Class

Faculty may schedule a library instruction session for students who have assignments that require research. Library sessions are most effective when scheduled after the research assignment has been introduced to students and after students have had time to develop initial research topics so that they can use those topics during the session. Please schedule these at least one week in advance. To schedule a class instruction, or learn more about how information skills can be integrated into a particular course or program, please contact the Library Coordinator, Barbara Bolser, 309-854-1731 or

You may also schedule library research time for your class without a librarian present.

New Books
View a listing of new books available at the BHC EC Library. If you would like to request a book be purchased contact Barbara Bolser, 309-854-1731 or

Last updated 9/29/2014