News and Updates

Library Hours

Library staff will be available to respond to inquiries and assist with research references via Library Help Desk

Pick up request for library materials is by appointment only. Schedule your appointment from Library Book Check-Out Request.

Hours of Service via telephone Circulation Desk: 301-860-3870

August 29 (Mon): Fall Semester Hours 

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00am -10:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm

Renewing books and other materials may be done electronically using the online catalog. The LibGuides on Renewing Online provides instruction.

Returning books can be returned via the book drop located outside in front of the Thurgood Marshall Library (facing the Administration Building). 

Interlibrary loan is available.

 

HistoryMaker Digital Archive

Bowie State University recieved a grant by Toyota Motor North America to access HistoryMaker Digital Archive, an easy-to-use online database of thousands of African Americans from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. The collection currently contains over 2,700 video oral history interviews accessible on the digital archive for in-person, virtual, and hybrid classroom use. 

 Fact Checking and Media Literacy

There is a new LibGuide "The Fact Checking and Media Literacy" that is available. Here, we will discuss some elements of "fake news", how to spot it and how to perform your own research using fact-checking resources.

 New York Times Bestsellers at the Library

What is your guilty pleasure? Do you enjoy nothing more than a rousing debate about the latest political figure with friends? Are you a secret voyeur, overly eager to snoop a peek into the popular public figure's private life? Click out the LibGuides for our Leisure Reading Collection.

Library Card Registration

Registration and renewals are still required for staff members. Please use Thurgood Marshall Library Registration Form or contact the Circulation Desk (301-860-3870).