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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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Library Open Houses

Come meet our research librarians & get a tour of Stevenson Library and its rich resources on Saturday, August 6th from 12n-2:30pm. And on Wednesday, August 17th, please join us in the library for cookies and mini-golf from 3-5pm.

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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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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,

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

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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:

For detailed instructions on format and presentation, go to:

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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:

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Citizen Science Research Guide

Citizen ScienceNeed help with research for your Citizen Science class? Visit the library’s customized research portal for all things Citizen Science related:

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Featured Research Guides for October!

ResearchOur 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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