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JSCC Library Resources for Nutrition class  

This guide will assist students to find information about nutrition in the JSCC Library.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Finding a book

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

To get access to all the  books in the JSCC Library, use the Online Catalog

You can limit your search to ebooks by clicking here:  Ebooks only


Featured Nutrition book

Reference books

  • Credo Reference
    Credo can provide you with background information on nutritional topics from reputable subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
    "Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone."

Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary Loan  
    The purpose of Interlibrary Loan is to obtain materials that are not owned by the Jackson State Library and that can be obtained from other libraries. The service is offered to faculty, students and staff of Jackson State.

    To reciprocate, the JSCC Library also lends materials to other libraries.

    To request materials or more information regarding Jackson State's Interlibrary Loan policy, please contact Barbara Casey (731-424-3520, ext 236)

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Finding Peer Reviewed Journal Articles dealing with Nutrition in the JSCC Library

  • Academic OneFile
    "Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Contains full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily."
  • CINAHL Complete
    "CINAHL Complete is the world’s most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL." This database contains many good articles about nutrition from professional journals.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Includes encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers on topics in health and medicine, medications, and wellness.
  • Masterfile Premier
    Access to over 2000 magazines and journals. You can limit your search to peer reviewed journals.

Reliable Sources on the Internet about Nutrition

  • Nutrition and Your Health: Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    "The Guidelines provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases. They serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition education programs." Includes current and past issues of the Guidelines, tips for using the Guidelines, and related links. A joint publication of the U.S. departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture."
    "Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition."

Finding Statistical Sources

  • Statista
    Statista provides charts and graphs which can be converted into Powerpoints, Excel spreadsheets, PDFs and images.

Accessing JSCC Library Resources from Home

To access any of the JSCC Library resources (journals, magazines, electronic books, etc), you will be asked for your username and password.

This is the same password that you use to access Elearn, Jweb or a computer on campus.

Asking a Librarian for Assistance

  • Ask a Librarian
    If you are having difficulty finding sources for your research paper or group project, please use the Ask a Librarian link. Someone will respond to you within 24 hours.

    You can also call

    731- 425-2609 and ask for assistance.

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