Michael S. Cettei Memorial Library

Salem Community College provides a number of online resources that can be utilized by students for research and academic development. There are a couple of ways to learn how to effectively use the various databases.


In person:

You can Contact Us via webform or visit the library and ask a member of the library staff to help you with basic search functions.  For more in-depth instruction, it is recommended that you schedule an appointment with a member of the library staff.


There are several resources available online 24/7 to help you learn to use the databases. Please see below for a list of resources:

Database / Tutorial Format
ebrary - Simple Search   Video  
Ebscohost - Basic Search   PowerPoint Video  
Ebscohost - Results List  PowerPoint Video  
Ebscohost - Citing Articles  PowerPoint Video  
Ebscohost - Complete List of Tutorials     Link
Films on Demand - Quick Start Guides     Link
Proquest - Basic Search   Video   
Proquest - Advanced Search   Video