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Library Access Off-campus: Welcome

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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

Distance Education Service

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

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  • Mon-Thurs: 9 am-10:30 pm (CST)
  • Fri: 9 am-4 pm (CST)
  • Sat: 9 am-4:30 pm (CST)
  • Sun: 3 pm-10:30 pm (CST)

Library Calendar

New E-books of the Month

·         5G NR: The Next Generation Wireless Access Technology:

·         ADHD, Stress, and Development:

·         Administering, Configuring, and Maintaining Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the Cloud:

·         Adolescent Substance Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment:

·         African Americans in White Suburbia: Social Networks and Political Behavior:

·         Allocating in Networks:

·         Bailey’s Research for the Health Professional:

·         Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents:

·         Building Nature’s Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Foods:

·         Business of Cannabis: New Policies for the New Marijuana Industry:

·         Calculating Drug Dosages: A Patient-Safe Approach to Nursing and Math:

·         Capturing Loyalty: How to Measure, Generate, and Profit from Highly Satisfied Customers:

·         Century of Wealth in America:

·         Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: Advancing Social and Health Equity:

·         Constitutional Coup: Privatization’s Threat to the American Republic:

·         Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes and Superheroes (2nd Ed):

·         Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Manga (2nd Ed):

·         Currency of Confidence How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers:

·         Cybersecurity Essentials:

·         Emerging Automation Techniques for the Future Internet:

·         Encyclopedia of African American Business (Updated and Revised Ed):

·         Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech;

·         Gerontechnology: Research, Practice, and Principles in the Field of Technology and Aging:

·         Hazardous Materials Monitoring and Detection Devices:

·         Health and Safety Management: An Alternative Approach to Reducing Accidents, Injury and Illness at Work:

·         History of Plant Breeding:

·         Ideology in the Supreme Court:

·         In Defense of Public Lands: The Case Against Privatization and Transfer:

·         Is Entrepreneurship Dead?: The Truth About Startups in America:

·         LED-Based Visible Light Communications:

·         LGBTQ Social Movements:

·         Miracle Moments in Alabama Crimson Tide Football History:

·         Nations of the World: A Political, Economic, and Business Handbook (2018):

·         Operations Research: A Practical Introduction (2nd Ed):

·         Protecting Children Online?: Cyberbullying Policies of Social Media Companies:

·         Robots: A Reference Handbook:

·         Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration:

·         Secure Networked Inference with Unreliable Data Sources:

·         Shock and Materials:

·         Technology of the Ancient Near East: From the Neolithic to the Early Roman Period:   

·         Turning to Political Violence: The Emergency of Terrorism:

·         Wildlife Ecology, Conservation, and Management:

·         Working in a Multicultural World: A Guide to Developing Intercultural Competence: