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E-Journal Search (Find E-Journals by Title, ISSN, or Subject)

Fetch item - CitationLinker (Find a specific journal article, a journal or book by citation information)

LibGuides (Subject Guides) (An online video library for technology, business, creative software suits) from off-campus (Login to from ResearchPort)

OneSearch (A tool for simultaneously searching for articles, books and media)

OneSearch from off-campus (Login to OneSearch from ResearchPort)

Research Port (Articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries and more)


  • Register Your Bulldog ID

    Make sure you can access all the resources and privileges of the Thurgood Marshall Library by registering your Bulldog Card 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.

  • Historic student newspapers

    Now online!, Historic student newspapers, the College Eye (1935-1967) and The Ebony Tree (1968-1978)!  Click here to view the issues
  • 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 Bulldog Card Office.

*The 24-Hour access to the Lobby/Gallery will be available to those who have registered their Bulldog Card until Wednesday, December 20th.  After this day, the Lobby/Gallery will be closed.