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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Summer Hours, 6/2-8/10

Library-Wall-Clock

Mondays-Thursdays: 9am-7pm;

Fridays: 9am-5pm;

Saturdays & Sundays: 12n-5pm.

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Want to print from your laptop?

To print from your laptop, download the appropriate driver found under Bard Print heading at BITS Software & Tools. If you have a new Mac, disable Gatekeeper (System Preferences –> Security –> Gatekeeper) before you download the Mac Driver. If you need help, go to the HelpDesk at New Henderson during business hours.

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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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Love the Library Week, May 12-16, 2014

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Vote for the library’s new homepage – and enter a raffle for fabulous prizes!
The library will be updating their new website and we have three proposed designs you can help choose. Vote for one, and we’ll add your name into a raffle for one of three special prizes:

  1. Dinner and a movie for you and three friends here at the library
  2. Tour of the Archives for you and a friend
  3. $20 additional printing

Fine-Free Week

Bring your overdue books in to the Reference Desk between 9:30am and 5:00pm, Monday, May 12th through Friday, May 16th and get their fines waived.

Tuesday is Cookie Day

We’ll be serving cookies at the Reference Desk on Monday afternoon from 1:00pm until they’re gone.

Thursday, a Popcorn Buffet

At the Reference Desk from 2:00pm until the last kernel is popped!

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Local Businesses that Print and/or Bind Projects

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Copy Cat Printers. Red Hook 8:30-5:00 – 845.758.4455

Office Depot Kingston 3 binding styles available. – 845.382.1665

Staple Kingston – 845.336.0386

Staples Hudson – 518.822.9121

Catskill Art and Office Supply Kingston – 845.331.7780

Catskill Art and Office Supply Poughkeepsie – 845.452.1250

Catskill Art and Office Supply Woodstock – 845.679.2251

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Senior Project Title Page Template & More

You can download a template to help create the title page for your senior project here…
http://www.bard.edu/library/images/dcimages/titlepagetemplate.dot

Need help uploading your senior project to Digital Commons? Go here…
http://libguides.bard.edu/seniorprojectguidelines

Any questions or problems, please contact Jeremy Hall at jhall@bard.edu.

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Events at the Stevenson Library

Curious to know what’s going on at the Stevenson library? Want to see a list of all the things that the Stevenson library is offering besides books? Well now you can!

The Stevenson library is proud to announce the addition of the events page. Now you can get a monthly view of all the fun, educational and helpful events happening here at the library.

The events calendar starts at a full monthly view. To get a list of events per day, click on the highlighted day to see what’s going on and when. To return to a full month view, simply click on the month name in the banner.

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Citation Clinics and Digital Commons Bootcamps

holistic2Need last minute help with citations for your senior project? Not sure how to upload your senior project to Digital Commons? Come to the library this Saturday, Sunday and Monday!

Saturday (4/26) 3-4pm
Digital Commons Bootcamp

Sunday (4/27) 4-6pm
Citation Clinic and Digital Commons Bootcamp

Monday (4/28) 6-8pm
Citation Clinic and Digital Commons Bootcamp

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New Trial Databases: Times Literary Supplement and NewsVault

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_se_bardtr?id=empirelink&db=TLSH

Gale NewsVault - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_se_bardcsl?id=empirelink&db=DVNW

These databases are only accessible on campus and will be available until May 13th.

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