End-of-Summer Hours

Thursday & Friday, 8/27 & 8/28 — 9am-5pm.

Saturday & Sunday, 8/29 & 8/30 — CLOSED.

Semester hours resume Monday, 8/31.

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Want to print from your laptop?

To print from your laptop, download the appropriate from Bard IT’s Bard Print page.

Mac:
www.bard.edu/helpdesk/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:
www.bard.edu/helpdesk/software/printing/Bard-Printing-Win.exe

Once you install the driver you will be able to select All_Campus_BW as a printer option from your laptop.

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

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Senior Project Collection

Our Senior Project Collection includes work from 1938 to the present. It stands as a unique archive of the work of the College. In order to view a project, please use the contacts on Ask a Librarian to make an appointment. Most  of our recent projects may be read on Digital Commons from any computer on campus.

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Stevenson Library Presents: Magna Carta Exhibit

Magna Carta

Bard College, Stevenson Library presents an exhibit drawn from the Sussman Rare Book Collection in honor of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The exhibit traces the bibliographic history of clause 29, which guarantees the liberty of persons from arbitrary arrest and imprisonment by the state and remains a pillar of Anglo-American law to this day.

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Need to edit your Digital Commons submission?

If you need to edit your senior project submission on Digital Commons due to suggestions from your board or to fix typos, etc., please go to http://digitalcommons.bard.edu/ and click on My Account on the top right.

Logon using the red Bard Account Login button and then click on your submission title in the list below to revise it. It should be in the section titled Senior Projects (plus the correct Semester and Year). You can upload a new file from this screen or change information about your submission. If you update your file, please also bring a new paper copy by the library to replace your old one.

You can make changes to your submission until June 1st.

If you have any questions or need help, please contact Jeremy Hall at jhall@bard.edu.

 

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Logging in to Digital Commons

Screen Shot 2015-04-28 at 10.19.22 AMClick on the red Bard Account Login button to get into Bard’s Digital Commons system. This will take you to a page where you use your Bard email username and password.  Then you will check an authors agreement and be taken to the upload page. Any other questions? Let us know!

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Citation Clinics & Senior Project Online Submission Help

DoctorFool2We pity the fools that have 18 page bibliographies! But we’re here to help, so stop your jibber jabber! Come to our Citation Clinics at the library on…

Sunday,April 26th from 4-6pm
Tuesday, April 28th from 6-8pm

We’ll also be on hand to go over the online submission of your senior project to Digital Commons!

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Search Everything Preview Coming Soon!

Soon, we’re inaugurating a Search Everything box on our website, but you can try it now. Click here to view this entire post. Then click on this link:  EDS. This utility searches most of our databases and the library’s catalog all at once!  We’re still tweaking, so if you encounter a problem please  let us know.

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Digital Privacy Rights Workshop

Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location:RKC 103
This workshop’s goal is to teach librarians, as well as interested faculty, staff and students about the current state of digital surveillance, our privacy rights, and technology tools that can better protect online privacy, so that they may teach this information to the public. The following topics will be covered, with time for a Q&A:

Practical tools to protect patron privacy with tools including:
• Tor browsers
• Tails (the anonymous, encrypted, live operating system that lives on a USB stick and can get plugged in to any computer)
• HTTPS Everywhere and TLS/SSL on library websites
• Safe and private searches with DuckDuckGo
• Blocking cookies and advertisements (and the malware that comes with them) with AdBlockPlus and Privacy Badger
• Tips for dealing with information requests like National Security Letters.
• A general primer on privacy rights relevant to library environments.

About the presenters:
Kade Crockford ’06 is Director of the Technology for Liberty Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts.
Alison Macrina is the founder of The Library Freedom Project and Supervisor of Technology and Information Management at the Watertown Free Public Library.Jessie Rossman is the staff attorney at the ACLU of Massachusetts.

For further information, please contact Betsy Cawley at 845-758-7064, cawley@bard.edu

Sponsored by Southeastern New York Library Resources Council and Bard College’s Stevenson Library

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Submitting Your Senior Project Online

For students submitting a project this semester the due date is April 29th. To submit your project to our Digital Commons collection go to http://digitalcommons.bard.edu/senproj_s2015/ and click Submit Project in the lower right hand corner. Next click the red Bard Account Login button and use your Bard username and password to login. Then follow the prompts to upload your project. For detailed instructions, please visit http://libguides.bard.edu/seniorprojectguidelines.

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