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JSCC Library Resources for Dual Enrollment English Comp I class at Bradford High  

This guide is designed to assist students in the dual enrollment English comp I class at Bradford High to find information in the JSCC Library.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Finding a book

You have access to over 57,000 printed books and 145,,000 electronic books.  These books can give you an in-depth look at literary topics

To find books in the JSCC Library, use the Online Catalog

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

To just look for electronic books, please use Find ebooks only   (choose Ebsco ebooks and Ebrary)

Accessing the JSCC Library from Home

When you access the JSCC Library electronic databases or electronic books, you will be prompted for a username and password.  This is your Netlogon

If you don't have your Netlogon, you can go to jweb ( and click on Netlogon Tools.  If you don't know your J number (campus ID number), you can ask your guidance counselor for that information.

Fill out the form (your campus ID is your J number).  You will be given a username by the system and you will be asked to create yourpassword. 

Be sure to write your username and password down somewhere.  If you have difficulties, call Scott Cohen at 1-800-355-5722, ext 51615 or email him at


    Reference works in the JSCC Library

    • Credo Reference
      Credo Reference 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

    For other databases, go to

    Scroll down to the list of databases by category.  (for example:  Education,  Literature, Social Sciences)

    • 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
      Issues and Controversies on File provides unbiased, objective information about controversial issues.
    • 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.

    Why Use Library Resources?


    Searching Google effectively

    You can eliminate a lot of irrelevant information sometimes on a Google search.

    Just type in your topic: and then put site: (domain name)

    For example:

    same sex schooling site:edu

    would give you only educational sites in your search.

    Other domain names such as:



    mil (military)

    could be useful.

    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.


      Internet Resources

      Evaluating Sources

      • The C.R.A.A.P. Test
        You can judge sources that you find by the criteria in this test:


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