Welcome to Bard Graduate Center’s research library. With a research collection of more than 55,000 volumes, the library’s primary mission is to support the curricular needs of BGC students, faculty, and staff.

The library’s collections and study spaces are available to BGC students, faculty, and staff at 38 West 86th Street during all building hours.

Appointments can be made for outside researchers and alumni by special arrangement. For assistance, email reference@bgc.bard.edu or call 212.501.3025. The library is unable to accommodate walk-in visitors or unconfirmed appointment requests.