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New NASA Educator Resource Center
Framingham State University NASA Educator Resource Center
Welcome to the new 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.
Contact: Kim Cochrane, Curriculum Librarian, 508-626-4657
Websites for teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines:
Library Resources for Education
Links to library resources and information about:
Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons 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 http://www.salemstate.edu/library and click on Hours (middle frame, lower left, under About the Library).
The ClipperCard serves as the library card for faculty, students, staff, and administrators. Your ClipperCard enables you to check out and in 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 email, please visit IT's page on Accounts and Passwords:https://www.salemstate.edu/18712.php
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. Circulation provides a delivery service for items that the online catalog identifies as being in storage.
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, Overview
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
How to get there: Go to the library's homepage. Click on Find Books and More, under Research, middle section. Click on Databases. Scroll down and find the Social Sciences area. Click on Social Sciences. Select a database and click on its title. When off-campus, you will get a prompt for your SSU email user name and password.
SSU Library provides access to 1,780+ online Education journals, many in full text.
To browse Education periodicals online, go to the Periodicals/E-books Directory from the home page. Select Social Sciences subject area. Education is located in Social Sciences area, and 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 are located the Ground Level of the library. Please CONTACT Susan Edwards, University Archivist, for more information or to make an appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org 978-542-6781; 978-542-7257
A LAMINATING MACHINE is available for student use in Instructional Media Center located on 57 Loring Ave.
Please call Instructional Media Center at extension 6260 for hours of operation.
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: email@example.com
Telephone: 978-542-6967 Office: Library, 220
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: http://www.doe.mass.edu/events.aspx