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How to Access The Chronicle of Higher Education

For easy access to The Chronicle of Higher Education, there is now a link under Useful Links for Faculty on the library homepage. You can also access The Chronicle by clicking "Databases" under Useful Links, which will direct you to the A-Z guide of all t...

EBSCO Databases Upgrade

Starting at 5 p.m. on April 19, 2019, our EBSCO databases will undergo a software upgrade. This should take 24 hours. If you conduct a search while the upgrade is in progress you will not be able to access content. The affected databases include all 14 of...

OverDrive Now Available

AIC Library patrons now have access to OverDrive’s catalog of over 2 million eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and streaming videos.  Titles can be accessed instantly online, downloaded for later use, or sent to an Apple, Android, Kindle, or other...

Check Copyright Permissions Using RightFind Academic

RightFind Academic is the new way of checking AIC's Annual Copyright License to determine whether you can use copyrighted works in your classes. Watch a tutorial on using RightFind Academic on our YouTube page.

As always, the reference librarians are here ...

A Guide to the New Library Site

As you can see, the library page on MyAIC has changed. Here’s a quick guide to where you can find the resources and information you need:

  • Links to library databases, the interlibrary loan form, and research guides can be found in the “Useful Li...
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