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Finding books in the JSCC Library

  • JSCC Library Online Catalog
    You will be able to find printed and electronic books through the online catalog. You can read the electronic books right on your computer.

    To access the electronic books, you will be asked for your username and password (the ones you use to access computers on campus or your online class)

Getting Help in Finding Information

To get help in finding information, contact the JSCC Library:



    Finding background information on Topics in Mathematics

    • Credo Reference
      If you are researching a topic in mathematics, espcially mathematics history, you will want to start with Credo. It gives you background information from reputable online subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.

    Finding Journal Articles about Education Topics

    • Academic Search Elite
      Articles from over 2000 peer reviewed journals right on your computer
    • Education Full-Text
      You will be able to find complete articles in peer reviewed educational journals by using Education Full-Text. You will find many articles dealing with mathematics teaching.
    • Professional Collection
      Articles from more than 300 full-text periodicals covering a variety of topics for teachers/educators, including mathematics teaching.
    • Testing and Education Reference Center
      Provides access to study guides for the Praxis test

    Web Sites for Topics in Contemporary Mathematics

    • Characteristics of Highly Effective Mathematics Teaching and Learning
      From the Kentucky Department of Education
    • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Everything
      This site provides the latest technological innovations in education.
    • Tennessee Mathematics Curriculum Center
      This source explains the Common Core standards for mathematics, as well as other curriculum information.

      "The K–12 Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM) are the result of a collaborative effort between state departments of education, teachers, experts in a wide array of fields, and professional organizations.

      The standards allow students to become increasingly more proficient in understanding and using mathematics with a steady progression leading to college and career readiness by the end of high school.

    Featured book in the JSCC Library

    This book helps students (especially girls) succeed in math by making it fun.

    Cover Art
    Math Doesn't Suck - Danica McKellar
    Call Number: QA 40.5.M4
    ISBN: 9780452289499
    Publication Date: 2008-07-01


    Mathematics Education Journals in the JSCC Library in Print

    The JSCC Library subscribes to 2 journals in print that cover mathematics education.

    Mathematics Teacher ( Middle and High School)

    Teaching Children Mathematics  (Elementary School)

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbooks

    The JSCC Library receives the Yearbook of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


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