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Education: Overview

A guide to a select list of library (and other) resources in print and electronic form in education.


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Framingham State University NASA Educator Resource Center 

Welcome to the NASA Educator Resource Center at Framingham State University.

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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Library Resources for Education

Links to library resources and information about:

Frederick E. Berry Library at Salem State University



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

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


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, Overview

Education Resources, Collections and Services

Electronic databases for Education and related disciplines are available 24/7 from the library's homepage:

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

  • Education reference resources are integrated into the main reference collection, main floor.
  • Books in the main Education (Library of Congress L classifications) collection are housed on Level 3
  • Books from the main Education Resource Area are shelved as a unit on Level 2.
  • SELECT books are housed in the Education Resource Area on Level 2, along with leveled readers.
  • Big books are shelved in the Education Resource Area.
  • 30+ current print periodicals relating to Education are shelved in the Education Resource Area. Other current print periodicals on Level 1.

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: 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:

Telephone: 978-542-6967 Office: Library, 220

Education Resource Librarian

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Jason Soohoo
Salem State University
Frederick E. Berry Library, Office 220
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970

Library Contact Info

Circulation Desk: 978-542-6230

Reference Desk: 978-542-6766

Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501

Education Week


NEA Today


National and State News

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Link to recent stories about higher education in Massachusetts, including current initiatives such as the Vision Project.

 Link in Mass DOE site to calendar of events for current month: