Thursday, January 29, 2015

Writing Resource Center Writing Success Workshops

The Writing Resource Center will begin the semester by offering an a Workshop series. These sessions are aimed at providing a basic foundation for writing at the collegiate level and will be
held in the Writing Resource Center, 124 Tucker Hall. The remaining workshop will be on:

Tuesday, February 3: Writing Engaging Introductions, Thesis Statements, and Conclusions. Explore techniques for spicing up your introductions and conclusions, as
well as writing focused thesis statements that clearly preview your essays’ content.

Professional Writing Series

In February, the Writing Resource Center (WRC) will offer a series of interactive workshops designed to assist students in acquiring internships, scholarships, employment or admission to graduate school. All workshops will take place on Wednesdays in the Writing Resource Center, 124 Tucker Hall at 5 p.m. (Note: All participants MUST bring a hard copy of their writing.)

February 4: Personal Statements
Learn about the general conventions of personal statements and how to make your statement clear, organized and unique through this hands-on writing workshop. (A hard copy of your personal statement and guidelines are required for admittance.)

February 18: Resumes and Curricula
Improve your resume or CV through this interactive workshop to better represent yourself and your skills to future employers or graduate schools. (A hard copy of your resume or CV is required for admittance.)

February 25: Cover Letters
Practice cover letter writing techniques and improve your current cover letter before sending it future employers. (A hard copy of your cover letter is required for admittance.)

To register for a workshop, please visit and follow the procedures for scheduling an appointment. Each workshop is listed on the WRC’s online schedule.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Graduate Students Professional Development Workshops

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research is offering several 
Professional Development Workshops for Graduate Students
this week and during the month of February. Thursday's (January 29) Workshop is on Setting Financial Goals and building a Successful Budget. Future Workshops include: the Graduate Feeder Program, APA Style and Plagiarism, C.V. and Resume 

Writing, Critical Thinking, Personal Finances and Negotiating a Salary, and What it Takes to Make it in Graduate School.

To get a full schedule of the Graduate Workshops, go to Graduate Professional Development Workshops

Friday, January 23, 2015

One-Shot Workshops, Jan 26 - 29

Let us help you become successful information seekers!

These 30 minute classes with our librarians are sure to help you become well equipped with the skills necessary to locate and use library resources and services. They are less formal and packed with what you need to become a successful researcher. For faculty members, also! For full descriptions of classes and to sign up online go to:

Workshops for the week of January 26-30

Monday, One-on-One Sessions (or small group)
Tuesday, 2:30 p.m Got a Paper Due?
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Be a Super Searcher

Thursday, 10 a.m. Do You Know Who You Are?

24/5 is Here! Extended Hours Starting Sunday!


We are pleased to announce we will be going to the 24/5 schedule starting this Sunday, January 25th!
We will open at 1 p.m. on Sunday and not close until Friday January 30th at 10 p.m.
We are open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. then reopen on Sunday at 1 p.m. again. This will continue until the end of the semester.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

One-Shot Library Workshops!

Spring 2015
One-Shot Library Workshops

Let us help you become successful information seekers

We have workshops designed to equip you with the skills
necessary to locate and use library information resources
and services. These 30-minute classes with our librarians
are a little less formal but packed with essential information
for any student or faculty member.  Check out the schedule
and register today!
or call (850)412-7002

Problems finding out what databases to use?
Want to get the best hits when searching the web?
Need help locating literary information?
Want to know more about your African-American heritage?

FAMU Coleman

Check out our
calendar and
sign-up for a class

Jan 2015- Apr 2015

FAMU Book Club Meeting at Coleman Library!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Library Hours

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful break and are ready to dive back into your studies! Coleman's hours for the first few weeks of the new year are below. 

Coleman Library
2015 Spring Semester Operating Hours

Mon., January 5 - Tue., January 6                7:45am- 10:00pm
Wed., January 7 – Thu., January 8                7:45am – 2:00am

Fri., January 9                                               7:45am- 10:00pm

Sat., January 10                                             10:00am–10:00pm

Sun., January 11                                            1:00pm–2:00am

January 12 – January 17, 2015
Monday – Thursday                                      7:45am – 2:00am
Friday                                                            7:45am – 10:00pm

Saturday                                                        10:00am – 10:00pm

Sun., January 18            1:00pm – 10:00pm

Mon., January 19            CLOSED

In observance of the M. L. King Holiday