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Thurgood Marshall Library

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An online video library for technology, business, and creative software suites. You can learn at your own pace 24/7.

First time users will be asked to create an account from Research Port.

Catalog USMAI (Books and Media)

OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service)

A discovery tool that brings almost all of the library materials including full text e-journal articles and e-books, and more.

OneSearch from off-campus

Research Port (Articles)

WorldCat: Bowie State University Library

LibGuides (Subject Guides)


  • Need Help Learning How to Handle Your Money? 

Thurgood Marshall Library has the information you need. TML recently acquired new books of personal finance. Click here for the flyer.

  • Register Your BowieCard
    Make sure you can access all the resources and privileges of the Thurgood Marshall Library by registering your BowieCard for the current academic year beginning Sept. 1.  Registration or renewals is required for all faculty, staff and students and allows borrowing privileges at BSU and all other libraries within the University System of Maryland and affiliated institutions; remote and local access to the ResearchPort, as well as, access to ILLiad (interlibrary loan privileges).  Click here for online registration form.
  • is now available for all BSU students, faculty , and staff provides self-paced video tutorials for beginners and advanced users. The tutorials cover technology such as Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe products, business and communication skills as well as classroom technologies. Eligible users include BSU students, faculty, and staff. First time users will be asked to create an account from Research Port.

  • The Thurgood Marshall Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Library’s 24 hour study gallery.
    The gallery offers a welcoming, secure study space for students.  Using a swipe card for entrance after the Library closes; registered students will have access to a quiet study space along with WiFi, comfortable seating, snack machines, power outlets, video monitoring, and an emergency phone for safety.  Students can apply for access cards at the Bowie Card Office.