Finding a book about Jim Crow laws
You have access to over 57,000 printed books and 150,000 electronic books. These books can give you an in-depth look at an historical topic.
To find books in the JSCC Library, use the Online Catalog
Below is a printed book that deals with Jim Crow in Tennessee: It is in the Tennessee Collection in the JSCC Library.
Type in Jim Crow as a keyword in the online catalog and you will get access to many good books, both print and electronic.
Also try the 29,000 electronic books in the ebrary collection.
Strange Career of Jim Crow by C. Vann Woodward
If you need a book that the JSCC Library doesn't own, please contact Sara Saddler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide her with the author, title, date of publication and publisher.
The Library then asks another library to loan us the book. We use the Online College Library Center to connect us to most academic libraries in the country.
It takes about 2 weeks for a book to be sent here from another library.
Finding Journal Articles About Jim Crow Laws
Citing your Sources
Finding Background Information about Jim Crow laws
Here is an excellent resource that provides an overview of Jim Crow Laws
19th Century Newspapers
Electronic books in the JSCC Library dealing with Jim Crow
Getting Help from the JSCC Library
Using Google Scholar to find scholarly articles about Jim Crow Laws
Google Scholar provides access to scholarly articles dealing with Jim Crow Laws. Some of the articles are not available in full-text.
You will see the designation "Eresources at JSCC" when the article is in the JSCC Library.
Also you can click on JSTOR and get those articles from the JSCC Library. Other articles will be available, but not all are in full text.