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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons


A guide to library resources and services for SSU faculty.

Research Assistance

Research and Instruction Librarians are available to assist faculty, students, and staff with their in-depth research needs in-person, over the phone, or via e-mail. One-on-one or small group research consultation is tailored to your needs ranging from identifying full text results to helping you become a more efficient searcher.  


The Library Help Desk can help with general questions, access questions, ready reference questions and refers in-depth questions to the appropriate librarian when needed. 978-542-6766 or or fill out a ticket at  


Additional help:

Interlibrary Loan

Essex County Law Library Chat Reference


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       Salem State University Library Databases


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Online Research Guides

Off Campus Access

Off campus access: Faculty/Staff use your Salem State wireless network user name and password.

Faculty Research Room

Learn more about how to access the Faculty Research Room (LIB 209)

Research Hub