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Writing Support

Writing a research paper or Senior Project? Whether you’re searching for a topic or fine-tuning a draft, we can help you produce writing to be proud of. Just make an appointment with Jane Smith, Associate Director of Library Writing Support, for a one-on-one consultation. To contact her, request a writing appointment, email jesmith@bard.edu, or pop by her office in Stevenson 406.

We can help you in all sorts of ways:

  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Use informal writing to advance your thinking
  • Generate research questions
  • Develop and organize an argument
  • Revise your drafts
  • Take effective notes
  • Connect with a reference librarian
  • Read and evaluate sources critically
  • Engage with sources in your writing
  • Avoid unintentional plagiarism