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FYSW 100 Hollywood Meets the Helping Professions (Amato): Home/Library Resources

How to access library resources


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

Visit the Library Catalog

Databases/Electronic Resources - On and Off Campus Access

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.

Don't know your username and password?  Please contact IT.

Visit the library's Database Page

Library Info



Phone Numbers:

Archives: 978-542-6781

Circulation & Reserves: 978-542-6368

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

Information Desk:  978-542-6766

Book Return Locations:

Library Circulation Desk         

North Campus, book drop outside both Library & Learning Commons entrances (quad and College Drive)

Central Campus, book drop outside Bertolon lot entrance

South Campus, book drop outside Harrington Building



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office: 978-542-7203

Searching for scholarly and professional sources

Library databases provide you with access to a number useful resources including: scholarly articles (top notch, peer-reviewed research in your field of study/career field); trade publications (magazines targeted for a specific field of work ie. math teacher, police chief, etc.); and popular newspapers and magazines (ie. Sports Illustrated, Time, Rolling Stone, etc.).  

Below you will find example searches for topics related to your course assignment - these can serve as examples as you create a new search to find articles of use for your paper.  Additionally, use the searches you complete in your library class session.

You can also visit the library's basic search option on its home page or LibGuides (the library's online research guides) to access recommended databases related to your academic and career area(s) of interest:

Career related books

In addition to books at the SSU Library, Salem State's Career Services office is available to assist you.