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Framingham State University NASA Educator Resource Center
Our mission is to provide access to online resources and professional development in the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in collaboration with NASA Education and the Christa McAuliffe Center at Framingham State University.
Websites for teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines:
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The Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons at Salem State University is located on North Campus.
Hours are: M - Th: 7:45 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.; Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sat: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sun: 12 p.m. -2 p.m. Please see the library's homepage for variations during summers and holidays. Go to https://www.salemstate.edu/library-hours.
The ClipperCard serves as the library card for faculty, students, staff, and administrators. Your ClipperCard enables you to check out materials and request items from Interlibrary Loan.
A current, valid SSU email user name and password provides remote (off-campus) access to the electronic resources including Education databases. For information on remote (off-campus) access, please visit the ITS Help Desk.
Public services at the library on Level 1
Circulation: provides basic service for all hours of library operation; check out and in materials, including items on reserve and Interlibrary Loans.
Interlibrary Loan: obtains items for SSU patrons not owned by SSU Library. Link to book and journal request forms available from SSU Library's home page.
Reference: assists patrons with selecting, locating and utilizing library information resources
THIS LIBGUIDE IS REVISED AND UPDATED REGULARLY.
Jason Soohoo, Education Instruction and Research Librarian, is responsible for this LibGuide.
Jason thanks Rukmal Ryder for her assistance with maintaining and updating the guide.
Education Resources, Collections and Services
Electronic databases for Education and related disciplines are available 24/7 from the library's homepage: http://www.salemstate.edu/library
Education specific databases are housed under Social Sciences. When off-campus, you receive a prompt to enter your SSU email user name and password.
SSU Library provides access to 2,600+ online Education journals, many in full text.
To browse Education periodicals online, go to the Periodicals/E-books Directory from the Library's Database page. Education is sub-divided by: General; Theory and Practice of Education, etc. You may search by the title of a journal. To search for articles on a particular topic in several Education publications, search an online database.
Internet Resources and Websites
Please see separate pages on this LibGuide for online links to curriculum frameworks by state; school handbooks; test sites; and, suggestions for lesson plans.
Websites are arranged there by a variety of topic. Sites are checked regularly for currency of addresses and accuracy of content. Please see also separate page in this LibGuide.
Print Education Resources and Collections at SSU Library, North Campus
History of Education Collection
History of Education collections are shelved in the College Archives and include: old textbooks, children's books, and periodicals; regional school records; primary source documents on Salem Normal School and Salem Teachers College. The Archives and Special Collections are located the Ground Level of the library. Please CONTACT Susan Edwards, University Archivist, for more information or to make an appointment: email@example.com 978-542-6781; 978-542-7257
Jason Soohoo, Education Subject Specialist Librarian, conducts formal instruction for classes by faculty request, and provides library patrons with personal assistance with research. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 978-542-6967 Office: Library, 220
Circulation Desk: 978-542-6230
Reference Desk: 978-542-6766
Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501