Nabb Research Center- Explore the history and culture of the Delmarva Peninsula


at Salisbury University

Preserving the heart and soul of Delmarva


Map & Directions
Wayne and Power Streets
Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 543-6312

Visiting Hours
Monday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Nabb Research Center Standards and Policies

Other policies:

Policies Regarding the Use of the Center

* Who can use the Center?

  • Use of the Nabb Center is free to all Salisbury University faculty, students and staff.
  • Yearly membership is available and the varying types of membership offer unlimited research at the Center for the membership duration.

* At the Center, patrons are required to:

  • Sign in completely.
  • Pay daily fee or show membership card.
  • Leave briefcases, satchels and books at the front desk.
  • Bring only pencils and notebooks into the reading room (laptop computers are permitted).

* While researching:

  • Check with research assistant for location of materials, locating and loading microfilm and using the database to search collections.
  • Do not re-shelve books.
  • Do not re-shelve microfilm.

The Nabb Center does not perform pro bono research of any kind. All research performed at the request of patrons, organizations or other entities is carried out based on availability of staff and will incur fees.

Research is defined as any active process of inquiry aimed at discovering, locating or interpreting information in the form of photographs, text, books, and various print materials. Some fees are waived for non profit organizations provided they can demonstrate proof of their 501(c)(3) status. Written guarantees of appropriate copyright notice along with the proper crediting of the Nabb Research Center must be included in all publications, works or exhibits arising from research activities using material within its collection.

Collections should be cited as stated in the appropriate finding aid. In the event that a finding aid is not available credit lines should be cited as Collection Name, Collection Type. Courtesy of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland.

An example of how the Collection Name and Type would read is:
The Harold Bennett Rare Book Collection, Special Collections. Courtesy of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland.

Policies Regarding the Use of this site

* Scholarship Standards

The Nabb Research Center offers information and links to information that are believed to be accurate and representative of responsible and ethical scholarship practices.

In the spirit of responsible and ethical scholarship, materials will not be included on this site if they do not contain bibliographic citations. We recognize that different disciplines use different styles and we will not discriminate in favor of one style or another as long as the references as are complete and accurate as possible.

If you have information indicating that materials on this site may be inaccurate, plagiarized, or in violation of copyright or fair use laws, please contact us immediately.

* Access Standards

The Nabb Research Center web site is designed and maintained with the intention of providing easy access to the materials on this site for all audiences. Wherever possible, we have anticipated the potential use of adaptive browsers or other accessibility programs for users with special needs and designed this site accordingly. If you have trouble accessing any of the materials on this site with an accessibility program, please contact us.

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Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
East Campus Room 190 | Salisbury, Maryland 21801 | 410.543.6312

Salisbury University