In an article featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, University Librarian Haipeng Li discusses how his experience at the UC Merced Library has shown him that transitioning to digital collections is not a less expensive venture than maintaining a print collection, as academic librarians had once thought would be the case.
On March 7, 1917 417 farmers in Merced county voted to start Farm Bureau and UC Cooperative Extension and by the end of 1918 they had 550 members in the County Farm Bureau and 42 members in the boys and girls clubs. Unfortunately, the 1917 Narrative Report has been lost, but the 1918 Narrative Report, written by County Agent J.F. Grass Jr., states:
"From Thoreau's renowned Journal, a treasury of memorable, funny, and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord." --from Melvyl catalog.
The stained glass murals of Yosemite are the culmination of many years of drawing, design and fine craftsmanship. The artist, William Poulson, is inspired by the extraordinary beauty of the...