Distance Learners & Educators
Blackwell Library is committed to providing a full range of
library resources and services to SU patrons
who do not always visit our campus.
View a list of
SU Online & Hybrid Courses.
A library barcode (ID/barcode)
login will be required for off-campus access to many library
resources/services. Your barcode is the 14 digit number on the back of
your SU GULL CARD.
To find your barcode, log into your GullNet account (www.salisbury.edu/gullnet/)
and from the menu options, click on 'Library Barcode' and your 14 digit number will display.
- Access articles on your topic by searching in general
or subject-specific databases through ResearchPort. Articles are
often available online in full-text format.
- Access electronic journals by title (especially useful if you have an article citation
in hand) through ResearchPort. Articles may be available online in full-text format.
- Access faculty-assigned supplemental course materials and readings
through the Library web site. Articles are in full-text format (requires a faculty-supplied password).
- Access electronic government documents on your topic by searching the Library Catalog (limit to 'Government
Documents' in the location field of the search screen).
SUBJECT GUIDE - Access additional electronic government information.
- Access thousands of full-text electronic book titles by selecting the Ebsco eBooks
database through ResearchPort.
BOOKS - Borrow books in person at any of the
by presenting your SU Gull Card. For SU patrons who do not have a Gull Card, submit an e-mail request to
and an acceptable substitute card will be e-mailed
within 3 business days. Present this card, along with another form
of identification, at time of service.
(View the 'My Account' book renewal procedure to follow to avoid late fines)
- BOOKS - Direct that a circulating book owned by any
be sent to another USMAI library or delivery site near you for pickup and
return through Direct Borrowing.
(View a brief Library Tutorial about Direct Borrowing)
INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILLiad) - BOOKS NOT OWNED BY SU (or
any USMAI library) - Request books owned by other US libraries through ILLiad.
LOAN (ILLiad) - ARTICLES FROM JOURNALS NOT OWNED BY SU (print or electronic) - Request articles from journals owned by other US
libraries through ILLiad.
- Get help with your
information and research needs in the virtual environment from faculty librarians. We can
help by telephone at 1-888-543-0148 (ask for the Blackwell Library Research Help Desk) or 410-548-5988,
e-mail or via online chat at
- Get help within your online
course from faculty librarians who may be involved in some fashion, through Discussion Boards, Chat Sessions, Course
Modules or simply by providing supplemental materials. Log in to your course to find out or ask your online course instructor.
INFORMATION/CIRCULATION HELP -
Get help with your general library questions, borrowing issues, course e-reserves and
Interlibrary Loan from Circulation staff members.
ONLINE LIBRARY TUTORIAL -
Try a 30 minute tutorial highlighting
library services and resources, where you will find them and how they
LIBRARY RESEARCH GUIDES (HANDOUTS
& SUBJECT GUIDES)
- Download or view useful handouts and subject guides, created by librarians, to help with
your research needs.
PREVENTING PLAGIARISM: A STUDENT GUIDE
- Read a brief guide that will help you
understand what plagiarism is and provide tools to avoid it.
CITATION STYLE GUIDE -
View a list of
citation examples, from prominent style guides, that
you can use for guidance for writing papers and
- See an alphabetical and topical listing of high content web
sites, identified and reviewed by faculty librarians, that may prove useful for your research.
Distance Library Services Coordinator
- Contact Mou
Chakraborty with any questions related to Distance Library Services at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-543-6131.