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Gale Platform Enhancements


December 20, 2019


As of December 20th, Gale has released the second phase of design enhancements. Almost 50 Gale Primary Sources and Gale Literature products are now updated with this release.

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Merced County Cooperative Extension Tours CARA
Author: Emily Lin


December 20, 2019


On Thursday, December 12, 2019 the UC Merced Library hosted a visit from the Merced County Cooperative Extension office. The visit was an opportunity for the Cooperative Extension staff, some of whom had not previously been on campus, to tour the library as well as to see the archives and our digitization process.

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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