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Research Services


Have a question for a librarian? Feel free to stop by the Reference Desk, located on the 2nd floor of the library, on weekdays during the hours below:

  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (except Tuesday)
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (except Friday)

You can also email us at or get in touch via phone at 212.501.3025.


Outside researchers, BGC alumni, and Bard College affiliates:

Please note that researchers not currently affiliated with BGC must have a confirmed appointment to use our library collection; we are unable to accommodate walk-in visitors.

To request an appointment, please complete our Visitor Appointment Request form.

Research Consultations

Research consultations to go over paper and research topics are available to current BGC students, faculty, staff, and fellows.

Please fill out our research appointment form to schedule a time. We offer 30 minute slots to go over any topic! 

For alums and outside researchers, please contact for assistance.

Book Acquisitions

We welcome acquisitions suggestions for the collection. Requests for materials used for thesis and dissertation research are encouraged.

Fill out our Suggest a Purchase form for any acquisitions requests. Email with any questions.

Tech Support

For issues with the Folio library catalog, please fill out this form.

For support with printing, printers, or log-ins, email