Thanksgiving Hours

Wednesday, Nov. 25: 8:30am–5pm.
Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 26 & 27: CLOSED.
Sat. & Sun., Nov.28 & 29: 12n – 5pm.

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JSTOR has books!

Books at JSTOR offers more than 35,000 ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals on JSTOR’s easy-to-use platform, available exclusively in a DRM-free, unlimited-user model. Now, all of JSTOR’s ebooks provide libraries with unlimited simultaneous use, downloads, and printing, and there’s no need to log in or use special software. For more information, click here.

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Trial Database

EBSCO Academic e-Book Collection — Contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection…There are more than 135,000 eBooks in this package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier Ltd.; Ashgate Publishing Ltd; Taylor & Francis Ltd; Sage Publications, Ltd. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

This trial ends November 30th.


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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.


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.


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 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


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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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