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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons


A guide to library resources and services for SSU faculty.

Policies & Your Library Card

Borrowing policies 

To contact the Circulation Desk call 978-542-6230

Your Clipper Card is your library card.  See the number located on the back of your card above the barcode. 

Search the Catalog for Books and more

(Click above to be taken to catalog)

Search NOBLE for books, ebooks, videos and more.  

Search Salem State holdings, or broaden search to View Entire Collection.

You now have the call number.  Where are the books?

First Floor            New books, Reference books, Periodicals

Second Floor      Circulating books A - HC & Educ. Res. Area

Third Floor           Circulating books HD-Z

Item at another NOBLE Library? Request It/Place Hold online with your Clipper Card barcode (on back) and a password you can create online.  With your password you can also renew books online.

To create a NOBLE Catalog password, click here and click Reset Your Password. Enter your the 14-digit barcode on the back of your Clipper card and an email will be sent to you for password reset.

Interlibrary Loan

If you are unable to find or request an item through the NOBLE Library Catalog or one of our databases, turn to SSU's Interlibrary Loan Department for help. 

If you are looking for journal articles please check the library's holdings before making article requests. You can search by journal title.  All requests must comply with current copyright law.

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