The Professional Reading Collection contains information on issues in higher education, as well as materials on advising, assessment, completion, faculty development, teaching methods, etc. Some materials deal specifically with the community college.
There are several academic journals in the Professional Reading Collection also:
The Community College Journal,
Teaching English in the Two Year College
The Teaching Professor
This collection is located in the hallway leading to the Writing Center.
If the library doesn't have a book you need, you can find a reference to a book using Google books. Sometimes part of the book is given to you.
The JSCC Library can get the book for you through interlibrary loan.
You can use Google Scholar to find professional journal information. If the JSCC Library has the source, it will be available as a link.
If you need a book or article that the Jackson State Community College Library doesn't own, please contact Carrie Baker at 731-424-3520 ext. 50572 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide her with the author, title, date of publication and publisher.
The Library will then ask 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.
Any information in the library's electronic sources can be accessed from off-campus through the use of your JSCC Netlogon.