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Current Status of Interlibrary Loan Services


May 27, 2020


Due to current library closures, our normal interlibrary loan (ILL) operations are limited. Read more about the current status of interlibrary loan services at the UC Merced Library.

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UC Newsroom: "A digital library revolution takes flight " by Michelle Simone


May 15, 2020


In the recent UC Newsroom article, "A digital library revolution takes flight" written by Michelle Simone, COVID-19 has changed and expanded the way UC libraries provide access to scholarly content and resources - previously accessed behind library doors. Resources like the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service allows users access to over 13 million titles- directly to their computer screens. Read more...

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Connect With Your Resources- Creating Newspaper Alerts Workshops


April 28, 2020


Join one of our 30-minutes sessions to discover how to create customized alerts from news publications like The San Francisco Chronicle, the LA Times, and The Merced Sun-Star, delivered right your inbox.

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UC Merced Library is #BobcatProud- A Message to Our Students


April 24, 2020


Our friendly UC Merced Library staff misses you, our students! Even though our doors are closed, we are here to support you! We are all in this together.

MIT Press Direct eBooks 2020 Frontlist


April 16, 2020


The MIT Press Direct eBooks 2020 Frontlist is now available to all UC campuses. Comprising 150 ebooks, the collection features the following subjects: economics; environmental science; philosophy; and science, technology, and society, and is available solely via the MIT platform.

F1000Prime Becomes Faculty Opinions


April 12, 2020


Beginning Sunday, April 12th, 2020, F1000Prime becomes Faculty Opinions. With the new name comes a streamlined focus to create a real alternative to the Journal Impact Factor and a better way of assessing the quality of researchers’ contributions.

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service: Read Copyrighted Books for the Duration of the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order


April 10, 2020


UC Merced users have access to electronic books through the HathiTrust Digital Library's Emergency Temporary Access Services (HT ETAS).

Deputy University Librarian, Donald Barclay Discusses Fake News in the Time of COVID-19


April 6, 2020


Our current situation with COVID-19 provides ample news stories and new information. But is it always truthful? Read the UC Merced News article, "Q&A with Donald Barclay on Fake News in the Time of COVID-19" to learn tips and tricks to help you determine which news is credible. 

The California Digital Library Expands Access to the JoVE Video Journal


April 1, 2020


The California Digital Library (CDL) has secured expanded access to the JoVE Video Journal for all UC faculty, instructors, students, researchers, clinicians and staff. JoVE includes over 11,000 videos in disciplines such as biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, physics and psychology, and JoVE videos can be viewed on their site or embedded into learning management systems.

LitCovid: Scientific Literature Via the National Library of Medicine for 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Author: Sarah Sheets


March 20, 2020


LitCovid is an open access literature hub compiling the most comprehensive collection of international research papers so far on the new coronavirus disease COVID-19.

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