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Literature in English: Library Resources

English literature, American literature, and world literature in English

Library Hours & Location

Salem State University Library

Frederick E. Berry Library & Learning Commons

Information: 978.542.6230




Inter-Library Loan

You can have books and articles from other libraries delivered to you at Salem State College Library.


To request materials, please go to the ILL Department's web page and fill out the appropriate form.

For all requests, you will need the following:

  • Your Clipper Card (it's your library card, and the form asks for the barcode on the back of the Clipper Card).
  • The database or catalog where you located the reference (e.g. MLA International Bibliography, Web of Science).
  • For journal articles, please put in the page numbers!


Remember it can take up to two weeks for materials to arrive. Please plan accordingly!

Course Reserve

To access material your professor put on reserve, go to the library's course reserve web page.

  • Look up couse by department and couse number (departments are listed aphabetically)
  • Click on course number to see list of reserve materials
  • Copy down call number of requested materials and bring to circulation desk, with your Clipper Card

Course reserve material has a time limit on how long it can be checked out; 2 hours is the most common time limit.



Library Catalog

Salem State Library Catalog


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