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Finding a book

You have access to over 54,,000 printed books and 190,000 electronic books.  These books can give you an in-depth look at literary topics

To find print and electronic  books in the JSCC Library, use the Online Catalog

Choose "Jackson State Community College Authorized Users" when choosing an electronic book title from the Online Catalog.

You will be asked for your Netlogon to access the electronic books in the Online Catalog. 

Streaming Media

  • Literary videos
    You have access to various films about works of literature.
  • Learn a Foreign Language
    You have access to learning 34 foreign languages. Emphasis is on conversational aspects of the language.

Finding Keywords as a preliminary to reserch

Scholarly vs. Popular Sources

Reference works in the JSCC Library

  • Credo Reference
    Provides background information on topics from reputable subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.

    Also links to many other JSCC Library resources.
  • Reference Sources in the JSCC Library
    Here is a list of Reference sources that can be used to find background information. These include various subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and other resources. You will find these very useful.

Finding Magazines and Journals

  • Academic Onefile
    This database provides access to full-text articles in magazines and journals from throughout the English speaking world.
  • Issues and Controversies on File
    Provides up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on over 250 prominent and hotly debated issues of the day. It combines objective analysis, clear explanations of opposing points of view and special features, so you can quickly grasp the essentials of even the most complex topics. It includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.
    JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization that creates and maintains an archive of important scholarly journals. "JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines, including ecology, economics, history, language, literature, mathematics and sociology."
  • Masterfile Premier
    Contains full-text articles in over 1700 magazines and journals. Indexing and abstracts for over 2700 titles. Subjects covered include general interest, business, health, social sciences, education, humanities, news and current events. Useful for almost any topic.

Search Everything in the Library

  • All Search
    Search all the library's resources at once! You will be able to narrow your topic down by type of source, date, etc. once you do your search.

Find out about your Ancestors

Using the JSCC Library

As a dual enrollment student, you can use the online resources of the JSCC Library, but you can also check out up to 8 books since you are a student at Jackson State. 

If you come to the campus library, a librarian will be on duty to assist you find information. 

Please call Scott Cohen at 425-2615 or email him at if you are having difficulty in locating information for you paper.


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