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Lyceum Series Workshop - Publishing Your Research

February 4, 2013



What should graduate students consider when submitting research for publication? What is the process for identifying appropriate and quality journals? This session will demonstrate how to evaluate impact factor and focus on highlighting additional considerations in the publishing process, including the benefits of open access models, the ability to retain copyright, and tools for publishing your work.

The Research Process Tutorial Series – Content Updated

January 23, 2013



The Research Process tutorial series now has a section titled “Make Citations” to assist students in discovering why accurate citation creation is important and in becoming familiar with the information required in most citation styles.

The Research Process Tutorial Series – What is it?

January 23, 2013



The Research Process tutorial series is an online interactive series on topics related to finding and using information. Series sections can be done at your own pace and quick quizzes are available at the end of each section to check your understanding. Take the series to become a savvy researcher.

Prison Nation Posters Exhibit

January 23, 2013



The library is pleased to host a new exhibit, Prison Nation: Posters on the Prison Industrial Complex, an exhibition from the archives of Center for the Study of Political Graphics.

Tile Glazing Workshop to Support Merced Multicultural Arts Center

January 23, 2013



You are invited to glaze a tile which will be permanently installed on the risers of the steps inside the art gallery of the Multicultural Arts Center (MCAC).The Library will host 2 tile-glazing workshops on Sunday, February 3. The workshops will be conducted by local artist Monika Modest (Tree of Life tile mural in Bob Hart Square, and the Faces of Merced tile murals at the G Street underpass).

UC Merced Library Trek - Spring 2013

January 22, 2013



Make this semester your best one ever - by using Library resources! Join the UC Merced Library Trek and you could win a $25 gift certificate at the bookstore.

Library to Launch Open Access Fund Pilot

January 11, 2013



Beginning Tuesday, January 15, 2013, the UC Merced Library will launch a pilot fund to support open access publishing costs. Along with all other UC campus libraries, we are partnering with the California Digital Library (CDL), to assist scholars who do not have other grant funds available to pay for open access publishing fees.

CRL to purchase 11 new collections

December 21, 2012



Many major microform and reprint sets and collections can be too costly for individual institutions, and are not readily available through interlibrary loan. Through the CRL Purchase Proposal Program, libraries nominate microform and hard copy collections for CRL purchase. Participation in this cooperative purchase program is one of the benefits of a CRL membership.

Access to Electronic Book Library (EBL) titles has been improved!

December 19, 2012



EBL titles are now accessible with your UCMnetID rather than a separate account. You can also access EBL titles with your UCMnetID and password from off-campus locations even if you are not connected through the VPN.

A unique gift that supports the libraries

December 12, 2012



Looking for a memorable and reasonably priced holiday present but stuck on gift giving ideas? Wondering what to give a recent UC grad or alum? Interested in Yiddish theater or know a nursing student who might get a kick from a 1917 reprint? Consider a book digitized from UC's library collections.

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