This Valentine’s Day (and every day) love learning at JTCC library

John Tyler debuts the new library site on Monday, February 14. The site was redesigned with students’ questions in mind. How do I print? How do I find a book? Where are the scholarly journals? New features: Built-in search boxes for books and articles Integrated chat feature--IM a librarian! Mobile-friendly--research with your phone, anywhere We are delighted with the clean, open design, and we want to hear what YOU think. Look for the WELCOME button at the top of the new site for feedback. Show us some love, tell us what you hate,…continue reading →

New Research Tool: JSTOR

JSTOR (Journal Storage) is an electronic archive of academic journals. JTCC subscribes to four of JSTOR's collections, which gives students and faculty to approximately 550 journals. The collections are particularly strong in the humanities, notably history, language, literature, political science, art, and philosophy. JSTOR journals work on a moving wall system; there is a time lag of (usually) 3 to 5 years from the most current issue of a publication and the full text available in JSTOR. Crucial facts: All full text, so no frustration with finding the perfect citation with no access…continue reading →

MLA 2009 Update

The Modern Language Association published a major update of the manual this year. MLA style is a popular citation style at John Tyler; this change will affect multiple disciplines. This 7th edition has changed the rules for citing sources to make things clearer in electronic sources and bibliographies. No underlining. MLA now asks for italicizing the titiles of journals, books, and films. No URLS. Pasting a web address is no longer required. Publication form is required. Now citations must include the form of the material: Print, Web, performance, etc. at the end of…continue reading →

Read All About It!

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Scholarly journals….what’s THAT!

Scholarly Journals are magazines that publish new findings, research and commentary from people in the academic field of study. Unlike popular magazines (like People or Sports Illustrated) scholarly journals have few photographs, have longer articles with in-depth analysis, and often treat a narrow element of a larger subject. Articles like this are excellent sources for papers and projects. Examples include The New England Journal of Medicine or the Journal of American History. These journals and their articles are indexed and cataloged and made available to students electronically through subscription databases. What does that…continue reading →