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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Need help with pagination for your senior project?

Easy to follow instructions for adding proper pagination can be found online at: http://libguides.bard.edu/pagenumbers.

For detailed instructions on format and presentation, go to: http://libguides.bard.edu/dc-prep.

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New Research Guide!

Are you doing research related to music? If so, be sure to check out our new Music research guide: http://libguides.bard.edu/music.

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Citizen Science Research Guide

citscilogoNeed help with research for your Citizen Science class? Visit the library’s customized research portal for all things Citizen Science related: http://libguides.bard.edu/citizenscience.

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Featured Research Guides for October!

Homepagecarroussel-research1Our librarians continue to work hard building customized research portals for you. Continue to keep an eye on our Research Guides page as more are being added weekly (even daily when we’re on a roll). We also have customized guides for classes available as well!

This month we have two featured guides:

Classics (by Kate Laing and Eric Hills)
Government Information (by Jeremy Hall)

Faculty are also invited to make suggestions and can request guides for their individual courses – just send us an email.

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New Databases!

EAI Video and Media Streaming Collection and L’Annee Philologique.

EAI Video and Media Art Collection is the leading international resource for video and media art. A pioneering advocate for media art and artists, Electronic Arts Intermix’s core program is the distribution and preservation of a major collection of over 3,500 new and historical video works by artists. Please see librarians at Stevenson and CCS for login and password.

Published the Societe International de Bibliographie Classique, L’Annee Philologique is a specialized bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Our subscription allows access to five simultaneous users.

 

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Need help with research?

proper-essayAre you working on a research paper and need help finding books and journal articles? Do you have questions about citing sources? The librarians are here to help. All you need to do is schedule a one-on-one research appointment with a reference librarian and we’ll help you find what you need. Go here to end the frustration: http://www.bard.edu/library/ask-a-librarian.php#mara

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