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The Writing Center – Bowie State University

The Writing Center at Smith Vidal Literacy and Language Center helps Bowie State University students become more effective and confident writers.


United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is a valuable resource for researchers. The "big data" on this website can be used for research projects. See "Announcements" for details on FREE Census Bureau webinars for this fall.


Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research. CUR’s leadership works with agencies and foundations to enhance research opportunities for faculty and students.

Bowie State University is an "enhanced" member of CUR. Membership for BSU students, faculty and staff is free, but you must complete an application by logging onto the CUR website. After you've entered your name and title, be sure to select "Bowie State University" from the drop down box. Once your membership is processed, you will receive a confirmation email

For help or more information regarding membership, contact CUR at


Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.