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David Masumoto Book Display

April 1, 2013

Masumoto will deliver the keynote speech at the School of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19th 2013. In honor of this event, the UC Merced Library is proud to display several of Mr. Masumoto’s numerous books

Bobcat Art Show 2013

March 26, 2013

In conjunction with Arts UC Merced, the Library is pleased to feature art from the 8th annual Bobcat Art Show. This exhibit becomes increasingly popular with each passing year and features the art of UC Merced students, faculty, and staff. The art featured in this year's show represents a variety of mediums including drawings, sculptures, paintings, and photography.

Library Student Research Award Winners Announced

March 22, 2013

Congratulations to John Li and Stacey Van, winners of the 2013 Undergraduate Library Research Poster Awards. The library research competition was held in conjunction with the UC Merced Office of Research poster competition that took place on March 5, 2013.

Research Week - Research Data Events - SDSC

February 26, 2013

The San Diego Supercomputer Center will be here to talk about their great tools for research data

Research Week Events

February 25, 2013

The California Digital Library and UC Berkeley ResearchHub will be here to talk about their great tools for research data

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Gold for Gold

February 22, 2013

The Royal Society of Chemistry recently launched the Gold for Gold initiative to encourage faculty who publish in RSC journals to make their articles open access. This program offers voucher codes that enable Merced researchers to publish their paper in RSC journals free of charge without paying the normal open access article publication fees.

UC Merced Library Student Research Competition Awards

February 11, 2013

The UC Merced Library invites undergraduate and graduate students participating in the 2013 Student Research Poster Competition to apply for an additional research award sponsored by the library. Library awards will recognize excellence in research projects that incorporate library resources, demonstrate high-level information literacy skills, and thoughtfully reflect on strategies utilized in the research process. Two awards will be given; one to a graduate student and one to an undergraduate student.

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.