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EBooks at Bowie State

This guide provides instructions and tips on how to find and use e-Books in Bowie's Thurgood Marshall Library collection.

How to browse and search the ProQuest eBook Central collection

How to get to Bowie's ProQuest eBook Central collection of e-books

  • Go to the Thurgood Marshall Library webpage (link is at the top right of BSU's website)
  • Click on 'E-Resources' (see the menu bar on the left side of the screen)
  • Find and click on the link for the ProQuest eBook Central. 



Log In is a two-step process: 1. Select 'Bowie State University' as your institution 



2. Login using the 14-digit LIB# on your Bulldog ID Card


Screen shot of webpage highlighting description given in instructions above.

Use the “Search” box if you have a general topic you want to browse, such as: Project Management, Slave Trade, Multiculturalism, Transcultural Nursing, and so forth.


Click on the Advanced Search link when you want to narrow your search to a more specific topic, a specific author or publisher, a specific format (PDF or EPUB), or other parameters offered in the Advanced Search feature.

ProQuest eBook Central also offers the option of searching or browsing within a subject category. Click on the Browse Subject menu to continue.