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The Virtual Child: Guide to JSCC Library Resources  

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Finding Journal Articles dealing with aspects of the Virtual Child

  • CINAHL Complete
    This database covers the nursing and allied health field. Has interesting articles related to health of children.
  • Education Full Text
    Provides access to key scholarly journals in education.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
    Great source for information on the health and wellness of children. Has full text articles from newspapers, magazines and books.
  • Masterfile Premier
    Good source for articles dealing with children
  • PsychArticles
    "PsycARTICLES is the source of searchable full-text, peer-reviewed, scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
  • Wilson Omnifile
    Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition contains full-text periodical articles from a tremendous variety of journals. Can be good for finding scholarly artlcles dealing with LifeSpan Development

Print Journals in the JSCC Library that could be used for the Virtual Child assignment

The JSCC Library features several magazines and journals in print which could be helpful in making decisions regarding the Virtual Child:


Working Mother

YC: Young Children

Finding books and audio-visual material in the JSCC Library

  • JSCC Library Online Catalog
    The JSCC Library features over 54, 000 books in print and over 200,000 electronic books. Some of these could be helpful in determining how you will make decisions related to your virtual child.

    Use the JSCC online catalog to find the books and DVDs. Go to the JSCC Library web site and choose "Find Resources" above the photograph. Then choose "Find a Book/DVD"

Reference Materials


Scholarly (Peer Reviewed Journals)vs Non-Scholarly periodicals

Scholarly Periodicals publish articles that are useful for serious scholastic research; often, instructors will insist that students use only scholastic periodicals for their research work. 


Scholarly periodicals are also referred to as Academic Journals, Peer Reviewed  or Refereed Journals.  "Refereed" or "Peer Reviewed"  mean that not only is the journal edited, but that every article included in the journal is reviewed by authorities in the subject field of the journal, to decide whether or not the article should be published.


Statistical Information

  • Statista
    Millions of statistics from many different sources.

APA Style

  • APA Style
    This is an overview of how to cite various items in APA style based on the new edition of the APA Publication Manual.

Accessing JSCC Library resources from home

To access the JSCC Library resources (electronic books, electronic databases, etc.) from off-campus, you will be asked for your Netlogon. 

 This is the username and password you use to access computers on campus,  JWEB or your Elearn classes.

Getting help from the JSCC Library staff

Get help from the JSCC Library staff by clicking on the Ask the Librarian tab above the photograph on the JSCC Library home page.  You can also call the library at 425-2609.


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