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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

FYE Simmons

Accessing library resources

 

Books

Your Clipper Card is your library card!  Use it to check out books, request items from other libraries, photocopy and print!

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Databases/Electronic Resources

On campus you will have instant access to the library's databases and other electronic resources.  When accessing these materials from off-campus you will be asked to log-in using your Navigator/wireless network username and password.

Visit the library's Database Page

If you have trouble logging in from off-campus visit our troubleshooting page

Matching resources to info need

What you need... Resource to go to...
Basic facts, names, dates, definitions, topic overview Reference resources like encyclopedias; reliable websites
Current information, written for the general public Newspapers; Magazines
In depth info on a topic Books
Original materials created at same time as event Primary sources (diaries; speech; interviews; news footage, etc.)
Detailed analysis of a topic/question/problem written for professionals in a particular field Scholarly/peer reviewed journal articles

Library Info

Hours


Phone Numbers:

Archives: 978-542-6781

Circulation & Reserves: 978-542-6368

Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501   Fax: 978-542-6596

Library Help Desk:  978-542-6766


Book Return Locations:

Library Help Desk         

North Campus, book drop outside library's quad entrance & College Drive entrance

 

Research & Instruction Librarian

Tara Fitzpatrick's picture
Tara Fitzpatrick
Contact:
Social Work & Sociology
Frederick E. Berry Library & Learning Commons, LIB 210
Salem State University
Salem, MA 01915
During current closure I can offer research assistance via email. I can also be reached by phone appointment M-Th 3-5pm (click above to schedule) or email to find another time slot. Or via Zoom screenshare session (click above to schedule).
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