You have access to over 37,000 printed books and 220,000 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
If you need a book or an article that the Jackson State Community College Library doesn't own, please contact Vanessa Jones at 731-424-3520 ext. 50325 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide her with the author, title, date of publication and publisher. for a book. For an article in a journal or magazine, provide her the name of the journal or magazine, the date of the journal or magazine, the title of the article and the pages on which the article appears.
The Library will then ask another library to loan us the book or send a scanned copy of the article.. 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 and about a week for a copy of an article.
Here is an excellent resource that provides an overview of Jim Crow Laws
Google Scholar provides access to scholarly articles dealing with James Garfield. and other topics. Some of the articles are not available in full-text.
The links at the right hand side of the results pages are available free.