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IFSI Library Lending Policies
- Checkout period is 4 weeks.
- We consider extensions individually.
- Pick up requested materials at the library desk.
- Bring your photo ID to set up a lending account.
- Only Illinois residents may borrow directly from our collection.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
- Checkout period is 6 weeks.
- IFSI can send materials to your public library through interlibrary loan.
- You must have a public library card.
- It may take up to two weeks for items to arrive.
Questions? Contact us by phone or email and we can help! Our contact information is on the right.
Pandemics: a Very Short Introduction by
Call Number: RA649 .M373 2016
Publication Date: 2016-12-01
The book provides a concise yet comprehensive account of pandemics throughout human history, including plague, tubercolosis, smallpox, malaria, cholera, and HIV. He illustrates the ways in which pandemic disease has shaped history and how human history has shaped pandemic disease. Pandemics are both interesting from a medical standpoint and provide insight into the culture and politics of their time.
Preparedness 101 : zombie pandemic
Call Number: HV551.3 .C46 2011
Publication Date: 2011
This graphic novel created by the CDC illustrates how pandemics spread and how people can protect themselves. It is also available digitally at the link below.
This LibGuide is under construction! We are currently working to make it perfect, but in the mean time, have a look around and use what we have available!
LibGuide created by Olivia Kiser and Jeanni Floyd.
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