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New database added: Philosopher’s Index Full Text

    The Philosopher’s Index full text: an authoritative online bibliography in philosophy Available from Library databases A to Z This premier bibliographic database is designed to help researchers easily find publications of interest in the field of philosophy. Serving philosophers worldwide, it contains over 650,000 records from publications that date back to 1902 and [...]

New Database Just Added: Scopus

We are excited to have the new database “Scopus,” a database for scientific research, added to our library collection. The database is located from Library Home << Databases A to Z << S << Scopus. Off campus users will need to login with PVAMU ID and password. “Scopus is a source-neutral abstract and citation database [...]

Apply Now: Open Educational Resources Support Program (deadline 10/01/2019)

  PVAMU OER Support Program: Apply Now $500 - $2,500 Adoption Support $500: Identify, evaluate and adopt an open textbook and any additional open access material for Spring 2020 course(s) Development Support $1000: Create a course shell for use in the Spring 2020 semester that consists of the following resources: • Midterm and Final exam [...]

Make Time for Academic Library Research 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Thursdays

Prairie View A&M University John B. Coleman Library Fall 2019 Librarian Lecture Series: Make Time for Academic Library Research When: September, October, November, December -- EVERY THURSDAY 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: John B. Coleman Library RI Computer Lab Room 127C  (First Floor Periodicals Department) TOPICS: Researching: eBooks, eJournals, eMagazines, eNewspapers Online Webinar Database [...]

Now Streaming! Films On Demand: Digital Educational Video

The new streaming video database “Films On Demand: Digital Educational Video” is now available for trial to 9/13/2019. The database includes the Academic Master Package with subjects including anthropology, art & architecture, communication, counselling and social work, criminal justice and law, education, English, history, music and dance, philosophy, religion, political science, psychology, sociology, technology and [...]

Open Educational Resources (OER) coming to PVAMU

The PVAMU Library hosted Houston Area OER Consortium Meeting for its first anniversary at John B. Coleman Library on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. What is OER (Open Educational Resources)? OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by [...]

African American Writers — An E-Book Collection

African American Writers: An E-book Collection As part of PVAMU African American Studies, this e-book collection has fictions, autobiographies, and biographies by African American writers for readers of all levels.

Summer 2019 Librarian Lecture Series: Make Time for Academic Library Research

July and August 2019 EVERY THURSDAY 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm John B. Coleman Library RI Computer Lab Room 127C First Floor Periodicals Department TOPICS: Researching: eBooks, eJournals, eMagazines, eNewspapers Online Webinar Database Trainings Publish or Perish: Faculty Library Research Endeavors Your Roots! Family Pedigree Research LibGuides Navigating: New Library Webpages Discover OneSearch: EBSCOhost OER: [...]

New Archival Research Inquiry Form

Archival researchers, please use this link to contact the Special Collections & Archives Department for your research inquiry.  The form is located at Library Homepage -- Special Collections & Archives Department -- Special Collections/Archives Research Inquiry Form

Taste of Freedom Cookbook

Taste of Freedom Cookbook, created by John B. Coleman Librarians

Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.