News Archive

November 21, 2014

Records for the 1,429 titles in the Oxford Scholarship Online—Religion e-book collection were added to the catalog this week. Unlike CARLI e-books, titles in the OSO collection do not require downloading Adobe Digital Edition before being able to access them. To access these titles when off-campus, you'll need to input the same username/password you use to access the databases when off-campus. Questions? problems? write us at

November 11, 2014

Ever since JKM migrated to WorldCat Discovery this past spring, off-campus users have been unable to place interlibrary loan requests; happily, this problem is now solved (fyi: users accessing WorldCat Discovery while on campus do not have this problem).

August 29, 2014

Effective Saturday 6 September 2014, the JKM wireless networks (JKM-2N, JKM-2S,  JKM-2C, and JKM-3E) will be password-protected to ensure greater security. Stop by the circulation desk on your way in and ask for the password.

August 29, 2014

Effective Tuesday 2 September 2014, we're changing the off-campus username that you use to access the digital resources to which JKM provides access. Your username will become your, or email address; your password remains your i.d. number. If you experience problems accessing the databases after Tuesday, write us at, using your McCormick or LSTC email address.

July 8, 2014

Beginning this month, JKM users now enjoy access to EBSCO's Academic Search Complete, compliments of our membership in the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries of Illinois (CARLI) (the same folks who bring us I-Share). ASC is considered the largest academic database available with the most full-text journals and depth of coverage, with over 13,780 indexed and abstracted journals, 9,000 full-text journals (7,850 of them peer-reviewed).