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Naxos Music Library 3 Platform


December 4, 2019


Users of UC-licensed Naxos Music Library will now be redirected to the new Naxos Music Library 3 platform. This version combines a new design, faster loading times, built in player (no longer a pop up window), educational resources, and a continually growing library of classical recordings.

Expanded Access to the New York Times


December 4, 2019


UC Merced patrons now have subscriber-level access to NYTimes.com via any device, anywhere in the world.  This expanded access includes many new features:

New Updated PubMed


November 21, 2019


A new updated version of PubMed is now available and will become the default in spring 2020, replacing the legacy version. The updated version’s layout offers better support for accessing PubMed content with small-screen devices such as mobile phones and tablets.

MIT Press Direct eBooks


September 25, 2019


UC campuses now have access to MIT Press Direct eBooks, a broad range of books from MIT Press’ front- and backlist publications. Almost 3,000 ebooks will be available by the end of 2019, DRM-free (users may print and download PDFs by chapter) with unlimited simultaneous user access.

Readex AllSearch


September 13, 2019


UC Merced patrons now have access to Readex AllSearch, a fully cross-searchable platform for Readex content.

Early English Books Online is Moving to ProQuest


September 5, 2019


Beginning August 22nd, Early English Books Online is migrating from its former Chadwyck-Healey interface to the newly-enhanced ProQuest Platform. An overlap period where both platforms are available will continue through September 15, 2019. As of Monday, September 16, 2019, ProQuest will be the sole source for UC’s subscription to Early English Books Online.

MUSE in Focus: Addressing Gun Violence


August 28, 2019


UC Merced patrons now have access to Project MUSE’s “MUSE in Focus: Addressing Gun Violence”. Providing free access to more than a dozen journal articles and books focused on understanding and preventing gun violence, the collection was created in hopes of informing policymakers as well as educating researchers and other concerned citizens with evidence-based work on the topic.

ProQuest Congressional Redesign


July 24, 2019


Beginning July 24th, ProQuest will launch their redesigned ProQuest Congressional interface. This redesign hopes to simplify retrieval of information by students unfamiliar with government content, while preserving the ability to perform complex queries as desired. Databases such as ProQuest Congressional and ProQuest Digital Bills and Resolutions will move to this interface.

New Resource: Superstar Journals Database


July 17, 2019


UC Merced patrons can now access the Superstar Journals Database. Containing 7,470 full-text Chinese journals and more than 1,200 core journals, coverage spans from 1949 to the present.

Alexander Street Video Platform Enhanced


July 10, 2019


Alexander Street has officially transitioned to a new video interface as of July 10th. For the transitioning databases, this grants improved flexibility with new content types in the future, such as video and audio, and allows for cross-searching with other Alexander Street content.

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