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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.

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Nine is Available


June 20, 2019


Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers Synthesis Series has begun making its ninth collection of lectures available online to UC Merced and other participating UC campuses. The basic format in the collections are 50 to 100-page electronic books that synthesize an important research or development topic, authored by a leading contributor to the field. These Lectures provide more synthesis, analysis, and depth than standard research journal articles.

Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection Series 2


June 12, 2019


UC Merced patrons now have access to the second series of the Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection via EBSCO. This resource consists of digitized materials focusing on Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women's rights from the eighteenth through the twentieth century.

Maruzen eBook Library


June 4, 2019


Nine UC campuses can now access the Maruzen eBook Library, a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program for Japanese ebooks. Over three thousand academic titles in Japanese are currently available to users, with more titles to be added biannually.

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