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Education Resource Area: Home

Located in the Salem State University library (2nd floor). ERA provides resources and services to support education programs at Salem State University. The collection includes curriculum, lesson planning, assessment, educational research books and kits.

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Make a request using the options below, or — during open hours — call the Library Help Desk (978.542.6230), Reference Help Line (978.542.6766), or  stop by in-person.

Virtual Library Help Desk

Please send your library questions to libraryhelp@salemstate.edu or create a Library Service Desk ticket via SSU's online help portal.
You can also leave a message at the following phone numbers and someone will get back to you asap:

Library Help Desk: 978.542.6230
Reference Help Line: 978.542.6766

Chat with us! Library staff are available for online chat during these times:
Fall 2020 Library Chat Hours
Sunday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
If an agent is not online, please leave us a message!
Click the red icon in the lower-right corner to begin chat.

Access Chat Service: Library Ticketing System
https://jira.salemstate.edu/servicedesk/customer/portal/9

Resources such as research assistance, subject guides, and other useful services have been compiled by Library staff.

 

 

Education Resource Area

Education Resources

Education resources located in the library (2nd floor) include:

29,000 books are housed as a unit in the second floor Education Resource Area.  Each of these items has Educ. Res. preceding its Library of Congress Classification in the catalog.

For information on additional resources, including databases, please see Childhood Education and Care and Secondary and Higher Education LibGuides.

Education Resource Area is open anytime when the library is open.

SSU Library Hours

ERA Resources

Database - Education Research Complete

Provides full-text access to more than 750 journals, 100 books, and conference papers on all aspects and levels of education since 1983 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences. This database includes the database Education Abstracts.

Education Research Complete

Education: Secondary and Higher Education

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

Secondary and Higher Education

Education Resource Area Map

Education Resource Area Map

Database - Academic Search Premier

An important resource for many academic subjects including the social sciences, humanities, education and more. It includes full text and abstracts for thousands of academic journals.

Research articles

Education Resource Area

Located in the Salem State University library (2nd floor). ERA provides resources and services to support education programs at Salem State University. The collection includes curriculum, lesson planning, assessment, educational research books, and kits.

Education Resource Area LibGuide

ERIC - EBSCO

Provides full-text access to articles published from ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) since 1966 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences. ERIC EBSCO contains full-text ERIC documents (past 5 years) and Digests.

ERIC database

Contact and Guide Information

Contact information

Jason Soohoo is the Secondary and Higher Education, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Sports and Movement Science Research and Instruction Librarian. jsoohoo@salemstate.edu  

978.542.6967 Please contact him to request instructional sessions and for research assistance for his subject specialist areas. 

Rukmal Ryder is the Reference Services and Childhood Education and Care librarian. She is available for library instruction sessions in the Childhood Education and Care department and for research assistance. Schedule an appointment here. 

rryder@salemstate.edu 

978.542.6767

This guide is created and maintained by Rukmal Ryder

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