The Vassar College Libraries contain more than one million volumes and many different types of materials, in a variety of tangible and digital formats. Need help finding sources for your research, teaching, or creative pursuits? Just Ask a Librarian!
Search Vassar Library Search by author, title, subject, or keyword for books, government documents, journals, musical scores, audio recordings, videos and other items Vassar owns. Library Search also includes access to many journal articles and news sources.
Limit to Physical Collections to find items (books, DVDs, etc.) physically located in the Vassar libraries. Identify the item's
Do you need to find materials on reserve? Faculty members set aside books and other materials for classes to use. These materials are in the library and their library location will be marked as "Main Reserve," "Art Reserve," or "Music Reserve" in Library Search. Main Reserve items can be retrieved from the Main Circulation desk and Art Reserve items from the tables and study rooms near the Art Library Circulation desk. Music Reserve items are located at the Circulation Desk in the Music Library, Skinner Hall of Music.
The Vassar Libraries also provide access to scholarly journals across disciplines, current and historical newspapers, databases, data sets, primary source collections, streaming media, and more. Many, but not all, of these resources can be found in Library Search. Consult the resources below to find even more sources for your research: