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 .


NEW: Limited-time access

Many publishers and platforms are offering access to their products during the COVID-19 closures. Please note log-in passwords where applicable.

  • – this genealogy resource is temporarily allowing at-home use.
  • Gale In Context: High School (password: open) – supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.
  • Gale In Context: College (password: open) – interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

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)