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


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Summer Hours

Thu 5/26, 9am-5pm ::
Fri 5/27, 9am-5pm ::
Sat 5/28, 10am-2pm ::
Sun 5/29, CLOSED ::
Mon 5/30, CLOSED ::
Tue 5/31-Fri 6/3, 9am-5pm ::
Sat 6/4-Sun, 6/5, CLOSED.

Summer Hours
begin Mon, 6/6:
Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-7pm ::
Fridays, 9am-5pm ::
Saturdays & Sundays, 12n-5pm.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Logging in to Digital Commons

Bard Account LoginClick 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!

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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,

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Need help with pagination for your senior project?

Easy to follow instructions for adding proper pagination can be found online at:

For detailed instructions on format and presentation, go to:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Research Guide!

Are you doing research related to music? If so, be sure to check out our new Music research guide:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment