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Library Access Off-campus: Welcome

New E-books of the Month

·       Advances in Computer Communications and Networks: From Green, Mobile, Pervasive Networking to Big Data Computing:

·       Ancient Egyptian Magic:

·       Anxiety Disorders: DSM-5 Selections:

·       Applied Text Analysis with Python: Enabling Language-Aware Data Products with Machine Learning:

·       Beginning Blockchain: A Beginner’s Guide to Building Blockchain Solutions:

·       Berkeley’s Common Sense and Science:

·       Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future:

·       Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science, Society, and Solutions:

·        Cognitive Psychology: An Overview of Cognitive Scientists:

·       Creating and Capturing Value Through Crowdsourcing:

·       Data Analytics and Big Data: Understand Data and Take to Analytics Applications in Methods:

·       Data Mining: A Tutorial-Based Primer (2nd Ed):

·       Depressive Disorders: DSM-5 Selections:

·       DevOps for Azure Applications: Deploy Web Applications on Azure:

·       DSM-5 Diagnosis in the Schools:

·       Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems:

·       Food Fortification in a Globalized World:

·       History of the Food of Paris: From Roast Mammoth to Steak Frites:

·       Learning PHP, MySQL and JavaScript: With JQuery, CSS and HTML5:

·       Making Sense of Statistics: A Conceptual Overview:

·       Managing Scientific Information and Research Data:

·       Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense:

·       Open Source Intelligence Methods and Tools: A Practical Guide to Online Intelligence:

·       Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice:

·       Reframing Convenience Food:

·       Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders: DSM-5 Selections:

·       Text Mining: Concepts, Implementation, and Big Data Challenge:

·       Thinking Veganism in Literature and Culture: Towards a Vegan Theory:

·       Thomas Reid on Mind, Knowledge, and Value:

·       Understanding Information: From the Big Bang to Big Data:

Welcome Message

Welcome to the Houston Cole Library Distance Education information guide. This guide is designed  for students, faculty, staff and anyone who is interested to use our library.  We are committed to delivering a great experience in supporting your learning, teaching and researching needs. This guide covers the following topics:

For Students and Faculty
Remote Access

        Get Access
        Access Troubleshooting 

E-Resources (E-books, E-journals, Streaming Videos etc.)
        Finding Article with a Citation
        Finding an Article from Databases
        Finding an E-book
        Finding an Article on Reserve 
        Finding a Streaming Video 
        Library's Digital Collection
        Providers' Guide (EBSCOhost, Gale, JSTOR)

Printed Resources (Books, Journals etc.)
        Document Delivery vs. Interlibrary Loan
        Circulation Rules and Regulations
        Finding Printed Journals/Books
        Renewing Materials
        Borrow Reserved Materials

Research Assistance
        Citation Style Guide
        Citation Management Tools

        Publishing in Scholarly Journals
        Featured Books​
        Evaluation Resources
        Copyright & Plagiarism

        Research Help

Course Reserve
Finding pURL Link 
Featured Databases & Books
Requesting for Purchase
Library Instruction /Orientation Request
Faculty/Librarian Collaboration
Refero - an Anti-plagiarism Tutorial
Databases on Trial
Resources for creative teaching

New Resources

Distance Education Service

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Yingqi Tang
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
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Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602
Tel: (256) 782-5757
Fax: (256) 782-5872

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