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Atkinson Library

Find Books & Media (library catalogs)

Jackson College Library

Search for Books, CDs, and DVDs we own or expand your search to include the Jackson District Library. The JC Library Catalog includes ebook titles, including ebrary. Watch a short video tutorial on how to use ebrary.


Search for Books, CDs, and DVDs all over Michigan and have them sent here in 1-2 weeks. Watch a short video tutorial on how to request books from MeLCat.


Search for Books, CDs, and DVDs in many different U.S. and foreign libraries. Delivery time varies for materials requested through WorldCat (usually 2-3 weeks), but they generally take longer than MeLCat.

Interlibrary Loan

Can't locate the book you want? Borrow it through Interlibrary Loan, a free nationwide lending service. Please check to see if the item you want is available through MeLCat before making an Interlibrary Loan request. MeLCat works faster so you will get the item sooner.

eBook Collections

ebrary from Proquest 

Online access to more than 90,000 e-books from over 500 publishers, covering all academic disciplines. Watch a short video tutorial on how to use ebrary. Use your JC User ID & password to access from off-campus. ebrary titles are also available through the JC Library Catalog.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7! 

Hathi Trust Digital Library

This digitized collection includes full-text of works that are out of copyright or in the public domain and available for viewing or searching. Overwhelmed by the size of this digital library? Check out their "how-to-search" guide.

Having trouble with any of these resources? Need something you aren't finding here? Ask a reference librarian.
Give us a call at 517-796-8622 or send us an email.

Atkinson Library, JC • 2111 Emmons Road • Jackson, Michigan 49201-8399 • Phone: 517.796.8622  • Email