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E-books of the Month

·       Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper Through Entrepreneurial Thinking:

·       After Digital: Computation as Done by Brains and Machines:

·       Biostatistics and Computer-Based Analysis of Health Data Using SAS:

·       Clinical Research for the Doctor or Nursing Practice:

·       Computer and Information Security Handbook:

·       Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations:

·       Dissenting Japan: A History of Japanese Radicalism and Counterculture from 1945 to Fukushima:

·       Discourse on Leadership: A Critical Appraisal:

·       Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy:

·       Food Safety: A Reference Handbook (3rd Ed):

·       Grandfathers: Global Perspectives:

·       Happy Place: Living the Disney Park Life:

·       How China Escaped the Poverty Trap:

·       Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett: Twenty Cases:

·       Max Weber Dictionary: Key Words and Central Concepts (2nd Ed):

·       Media Laws Across the World: A Comparative Study of Their Evolution and Challenges:

·       New Perspectives on Applied Industrial Tools and Techniques:

·       No Simple Solutions: Transforming Public Housing in Chicago:

·       Privacy Rights in the Digital Age:

·       Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America:

·       Shaper Nations: Strategies for a Changing World:

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

·         Bloom’s Literature

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

·         ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection:

This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences. Coverage: 1637 – current.

·         RefWorks:

A reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians.

Distance Education Service

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