Opening tonight — Parkett Exhibit

Twenty pieces by artists including Laurie Anderson, Zoe Leonard and Susan Rothenberg created in collaboration with the publisher Parkett are on display in the cases in the library’s lobby. Opening tonight, Wednesday, September 3rd from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Also on display in the Sussman Room on the library’s 2nd floor are pieces from the collection of Kornelia Tamm ’00 who helped curate the Parkett exhibit.

The library wishes to thank Dieter von Gaffenried, founder and publisher of Parkett for loaning these important works for this exhibit and Kornelia Tamm ’00 for her advice and generous assistance.

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Welcome Back!

Listen. Isn’t that the sound of air hissing out of beach balls and various floatation devices? 

What comes next, like one wave on another, is the sight of you climbing back up on stage, onto lab benches, back behind keyboards and easels. 

Our job is to help you become more thoughtful, more resourceful and more playful scholars. We’ve been working all summer to make our resources and services easier to find and use.  Our new web site is aimed at: putting more of the stuff you use every day right out front; making it easier to contact staff, renew books and check your library account; improving targeted research portals; expanding access to online journals; and
just finding out what’s new. 

In the coming months look for “search everything” functionality that will allow you to search across many resources in a single search: books, journal articles, images, archives, & more. 

In the meantime, settle in and get ready to bring us your research paradoxes, puzzles and conundrums, or just stop by and chat. 

Best,
Jeff Katz (Big Cheese)

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Featured Research Guides!

research-studies_000The librarians are working hard to build customized research portals for you to better use our resources. So keep an eye on our Research Guides page as more will be added soon.

This month we have two featured guides — First-Year Seminar and Historical Studies! Use these guides as starting point for research or doing your classwork.

Faculty are also invited to make suggestions and can request guides for their individual courses as well.

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HOURS THIS WEEK, 8/25-8/31

Monday-Wednesday: 8:30am-10pm;
Thursday-Friday: 9am-5pm;
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED.

Regular semester hours resume Monday, September 1.

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L&T Hours, 8/11-27

Library-Wall-Clock

Mondays-Thursdays: 8:30am – 10pm;
Fridays: 8:30am – 5pm;
Saturdays: 12n – 5pm;
Sundays: 3pm – 11pm

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Want to print from your laptop?

To print from your laptop, download the appropriate from Bard’s BITS Software & Tools webpage.

Mac:
http://inside.bard.edu/bits/software/printing/Bard-Printing-Mac.dmg

If you have a Mac, you may need to disable Gatekeeper. Go to System Preferences > Security > Gatekeeper and disable it before you download the Mac Driver.

Windows:
http://inside.bard.edu/bits/software/printing/Bard-Printing-Win.exe

 If you need help, go to the HelpDesk at New Henderson during business hours or stop by the reference desk.

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Library Open House for First Year Student Arrival Day

Tomorrow (Saturday, August 9th) the library will be hosting an Open House for newly arriving First Year students and their families. This event will take place from 12 noon until 2:30pm. Please stop by and learn more about the library and its services.

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Welcome to the new Stevenson Library website!

After a ton of hard work and lots of user feedback, we are proud to present our newly-redesigned website. It offers the same great resources in a much easier-to-use package! We’ll be making additional tweaks and enhancements over the coming weeks to further improve user experience. Enjoy and welcome First Year students!

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Two New Databases

Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Part I and Part II — Includes more than 180,000 English-language and foreign-language books printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, including thousands of important works from the Americas.

Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-Onwards — Full-text facsimiles of more than 200 years of The Times (London), one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th-20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785.

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The results are in!

Option 1 – 51.31%
Option 2 – 22.10%
Option 3 – 26.59%

Results

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