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English Composition I Lauren Smothers: Home

Finding a book

You have access to over 54,000 printed books and 220,000 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.if you are off campus.



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Accessing the JSCC Library from Home

When you access the JSCC Library electronic databases or electronic books from off-campus , you will be prompted for a username and password. 

 This is your Netlogon that you use to log on to campus computers or when you  use Elearn.


Why Use the Library?

Background Sources on your Topic

Finding Magazines and Journals

Scholarly versus Popular Sources

Finding Credible Sources

Getting Help in Using the JSCC Library

Ask the Librarian 

Click on the above link to get assistance within 24 hours or sooner for  finding materials for your paper.  You can also come by the JSCC Library or call 425-2615.

Citation Guides

Search Everything in the Library at Once

Using Google Effectively

Limiting your search to a specific domain is one way of using Google more effectively.

For example typing in:  Harriet Tubman site:edu  allows you to search just web resources from educational sources.

You can limit your search to gov, org, mil, etc. also.