Start by going to the Salem State University Library homepage: https://salemstate.edu/library
While you're there, bookmark or star or add the library homepage to your favorites so you can find it again later!
If you see this screen, the log in is your Navigator/Canvas login, also known as your SSU email address and password.
These databases are excellent for starting your search.
JSTOR and Project MUSE are full text, which means you should be able to read any article you find there.
Academic Search Complete is a great resource, but it is not 100% full-text. You'll find many articles that look good, but we don't have them at SSU. If we don't have an article, we can get it for you through Interlibrary Loan. Either click on "Request this item through Interlibary Loan" under an article
or use this form to make a request.
You'll need your Clipper Card (student ID), which is your library card. If you need a Clipper Card, contact the Clipper Card Office.
In order to get a Clipper Card, you need to visit this page How Do I Get A Clipper Card (ID CARD). You'll be asked to fill out a form and upload a headshot photo. Then a clipper card will be mailed to you.
On the back of your Clipper Card is a barcode that starts with the numbers 2150601……. This is your library card number.
Interlibrary loan can take up to 2 weeks to arrive. Be sure to give yourself enough time to request books and articles and to come in!
Use the NOBLE library catalog to search for ebooks available at SSU.
Click on the "Advanced Search" tab and select your format (Book: Electronic), language (Spanish), and Library (Salem State University Frederick E. Berry Library).
When you find a book you want to read, click on the title. The look for Access for Salem State University Via ..... (EbscoHost, JSTOR, Overdrive, or whatever the platform is) and click on that link to read the ebook.
SSU Library recommends EndNote Basic for citing your sources. For more info, including tutorials, visit our EndNote Basics Guide.