Discover - search books, articles, media, and more - all at the same time.
This is a quick way of searching for an article by its title.
Choose this option for searching streamed audio databases.
You can only show items that are also in the catalog. Note that there are no articles in the catalog, so this option will be grayed out if you have chosen to search for articles.
Vassar Catalog - search books, journals, and media but NOT articles.
Maximizes use of subject headings.
Browse shelves by call number.
Databases - see a list of all databases that provide access to articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, indexes, streaming audio and visual recordings, primary source collections, musical and artistic works, and more.
Course Reserves - find material that your professor has placed on reserve for a class. Search by instructor or course.
Journals - search for a specific journal by journal title. For articles, use Discover or Databases.
Research Guides - find recommended resources and research tips by librarians on a wide variety of subjects and courses.
Through our membership in the Center for Research Libraries, the Vassar College Library is now able to provide full-text unlimited access to the Washington Post online for the Vassar community! This site contains WP content from 2004-present (earlier content is available via other Library resources). No sign up is necessary, and you can use any device using a web browser when you're on campus.
Technical notes: The URL for the full access is https://www.washingtonpost.com/regional/. Our academic site license doesn't include the use of apps. When you're off campus, click on the "Connect from Off Campus" link on the VC Library website first to avoid the paywall.