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What is iStream?

The League for Innovation in the Community College's Innovation Stream—more commonly known as iStream—is the League’s comprehensive, online resource bank in which faculty, staff, and administrators can find solutions for research and reference needs. All NWTC employees have access to subscription-only professional resources, including:

  • Articles from all volumes of the monthly League journals
    • Leadership Abstracts: Brief articles focused on the needs of community college leaders. Advice on performing essential leadership tasks, solutions to common problems, descriptions of model programs, and applications of leadership theory.
    • Learning Abstracts: Article topics include programs and services that create substantive change in individual learners; innovative effective or promising practices in teaching and learning; strategies to involve all college employees in supporting student learning, retention, and completion.
  • E-books, reports, white papers and reports
  • Professional development modules & eLearning courses
  • Webinars
  • Keynote and special session videos, and PowerPoint presentations from League conferences

Accessing iStream

The first time you access iStream at, click Create an Account at the top right of the screen.

Scroll down and search for Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in the Your Institution drop-down menu.

Enter your name and email address; choose a username and password

Returning Users login to iStream at the top of the screen by using your email address and password.

Searching iStream

There are three main ways to search iStream:

  1. Enter keywords in the iStream Content search box at the top of the page.
  2. Use the Innovations Library Advanced Search feature to limit by Topic, Type of Resource, and/or Theme.
  3. Browse the Innovation Library by Latest Innovations in Teaching & Learning, Leadership & Organization, Student Services, Economic Development, and Issues & Trends.