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Open Textbook Network Faculty Workshop


December 12, 2019


Help lower textbook costs for your students. The high cost of course materials can impede students' academic success. The Open Textbook Network will be hosting a faculty workshop on February 6, 2020 to allow you to explore open textbooks and learn how open textbooks can relieve stress and burden on your students.

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.

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UC Merced Library Faculty Author Series: Dr. Iris Ruiz


November 20, 2019


Faculty Author Series: Dr. Iris Ruiz. Dr. Ruiz will discuss her new book, Viva Nuestro Caucus: Rewriting Forgotten Pages of Our Caucus (Working and Writing for Change) on February 4, 2020.

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Applications are Open for the Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence


November 13, 2019


Undergraduate students are welcome to submit an application for the Carter Joseph Abrescy and Larry Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence. The application deadline is January 24, 2020.

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Using Flipster to Read Your Favorite Magazines Online- 20 Minute Workshop


October 17, 2019


Relax with your favorite magazines over Thanksgiving break- even without an internet connection! Learn more about Flipster with this quick, 20-minute workshop!

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UC Merced Library and Campus Partners Promote Open Access- Open Access Week 2019


October 16, 2019


The UC Merced Library and campus partners will promote open access to research articles during several events as part of Open Access Week 2019. Deputy University Librarian Donald Barclay discusses the importance of an open access world...read the full article and view the events schedule.

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Movie Night- The Internet's Own Boy


October 9, 2019


Join Movie Night and the screening of The Internet's Own Boy, the story of Aaron Swartz and ideas about freedom of information and the internet. An Open Access Week Event.

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A Guide to Success in Scientific Publishing


October 7, 2019


UPDATED EVENT DETAILS! Michal N Dawson, Editor-in-Chief- Journal of Biogeography will lead a workshop on November 14, 2019 sharing his perspectives for those who are interested in publishing their first work or those who are simply interested in learning more about the process.

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