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All libraries are closed until further notice. Please continue to monitor your email and the library homepage (http://irsc.libguides.com) for more information.

All loan items from IRSC Libraries will have their due dates extended until the end of the semester, with no late fees. Check the websites for St Lucie County, Indian River County, and Martin County for information about closures and returning items.

The IRSC library provides access to over 90 databases from any computer or mobile device. Databases are organized by subject to make it easy to find resources for a specific class. Students can log in using their Student ID Number as their Borrower ID and the MMDD of their birthday as their PIN/Password. Faculty and staff use their PID as their borrower ID.

Check out the video below for more information about logging into the databases:

Here are some of the most common problems students have logging in to the databases:


    • Did you type in your student ID number correctly? Uncheck the Hide Text button to double check.
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    • Make sure you are using the MMDD of your birthday as your password. The library login is not the same as your blackboard or Rivermail login.

    • Make sure the green I'm not a robot box is checked before clicking the log in button.
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    • Still having trouble? Email us at library@irsc.edu.

       

The Librarians have worked with your professors to prepare Subject Guides for your classes. Check out the guides to find database suggestions, recommended websites, and many more resources. Still can't find what you need? Email us at library@irsc.edu to be connected with a librarian.

You can find information about citing in APA, MLA, CSE, and Chicago styles by visiting the LibGuide devoted to each. APA and MLA papers may be submitted for review by an IRSC librarian.

Submit your APA papers here.

Submit your CSE papers here.

Submit your MLA papers here.

Questions regarding citing appropriately in any writing style may be directed to the IRSC Librarian team at library@irsc.edu

There's a lot of conflicting information about COVID-19 around the internet. Make sure you continue to evaluate any source you use for credibility before making decisions that could impact your health. Check out IRSC's News Literacy for resources on evaluating websites and fact-checking your sources.

You can chat live with a librarian using the box below during regular business hours (Fall chat hours are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)

 

Still need help? IRSC librarians will be available to help with any research question. You can:

Email a librarian. After you email, a librarian will contact you during regular business hours.

 

Contact us using Facebook Messenger

Text a Librarian: (772) 462-5662

IRSC's Academic Support Center has virtual tutoring available in English, Math, Physics, Biology, A&P, Nutrition, and Pharmacology. They can also review your papers for grammar, sentence structure, and other mechanical problems.

Check out the library's Quick Guide for Distance Education for more information on library resources to support faculty.