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One Library Search with the Power of Ten


February 8, 2021


Finding and borrowing resources from libraries across the UC system is about to get easier! We are pleased to introduce UC Library Search.

Tracing Agricultural History in the Archives
Author: Emily Lin


February 5, 2021


The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Records for Merced County span well over one hundred boxes of documents and photographs and have a physical footprint of about 70 linear feet in the UC Merced Library. So how do you know what you can find in the archives? And why would someone want to access the archives?

UC Merced Library Participating in UC Love Data Week with Series of Workshops


January 27, 2021


UC Love Data Week, February 8-12, provides workshops and presentations about data management, security and preservation to all members of the UC Community. UC Merced Library is offering workshops and presentations as part of this week's events.

Spring 2021 Library Workshops


January 26, 2021


The Library and the Spatial Analysis and Research Center (SpARC) have developed a full schedule of workshops for students, faculty and staff for the spring 2021 semester. View our events calendar for the full lineup and to register now.

UC Reaches Open Access Agreement with Springer Nature- A Letter to the Academic Community from University Librarian, Haipeng Li


January 20, 2021


The open access agreement with Springer Nature allows UC authors to publish their research freely across Springer Nature journals.

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Faculty Author Series: Dr. Sidra Goldman-Mellor


January 5, 2021


Join us for a faculty author talk with Dr. Sidra Goldman-Mellor on February 11, 2021 (this event is rescheduled from April 2020). Dr. Goldman-Mellor will discuss her research and recent article focused on the effects of emergency department presentation and suicide and mortality risk.

100 Years Ago: Improving Life in the Farm Home
Author: Emily Lin


December 18, 2020


Last month, I introduced the history of the development of the Merced County Farm Bureau as documented in the early reports of the county agent. These reports, as well as historical photographs, are now freely available in digital form through Calisphere. Working alongside the county agent was a home demonstration agent who was responsible for organizing activities to solve problems and improve practices which affected “physically, socially, or economically the homes of the community.”

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Call for Spring 2021 Library Instruction Requests


December 10, 2020


UC Merced librarians offer instruction sessions to support students in their completion of course assignments requiring library research skills. During this time of remote instruction, we are able to visit your Zoom sessions to offer instruction. Please submit any spring 2021 requests via our online instruction request form.

Library Services During Winter Break (2020-2021)


December 10, 2020


As UC Merced’s closure for Winter Break approaches, we’ve outlined more specifics about the availability of library services. We look forward to supporting your research and teaching in 2021!

The Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is Now Open for Undergraduate Applicants


December 3, 2020


The Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is now accepting applications for undergraduate students through January 25, 2021.

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