Online Resources during COVID-19 closures

Many publishers, platforms and creators are offering access to their products for a limited time. Please note log-in passwords where applicable.

Library Catalogs

Search the online catalog of the Salem Public Library, all NOBLE libraries or broaden your search to include other Massachusetts libraries. To request an item online from another library, you will need to log into your account .


Online Resources

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Residents of Northeast Massachusetts have access to high-quality local, state, and regionally funded databases of full-text periodicals, health and business resources, biographical and literary databases. Select a database from one or more of the categories below. When prompted, input your 14-digit public library patron barcode (on your library card) and begin searching.

Academic Research


Business Research

Computer Help

E-books and Audiobooks

En Español



General Research

Health & Medical

History & Current Events

Hobbies and Interests

Jobs and Careers

Languages (Salem residency required for remote access)


Readers Advisory

Student Research

Test Prep (Salem residency required for remote access)