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Finding Reviews in JSTOR

September 21, 2009

Visit JSTOR. Find this databases through Research Help > Databases & Articles.
Click on "Advanced Search". Type in the name of the book for which you need reviews. e.g. "outliers in statistical data". Then select Limit to: Review with a check in the box. Click the Search button. In the search results, look for Reviewed work(s): and then the title you needed. Open the PDF link to obtain full text.

New Content in American History in Video

September 21, 2009

American History in Video now has 47 new titles bringing its collection to a total of 1526 videos. New titles include The Civil War series by Ken Burns. Additional titles are available from California Newsreel. Visit this database of video footage and select "What's New" for more details. You can also browse titles, search, or view playlists created by others.

UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot

March 25, 2009

UC Merced faculty will be interested in the UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot announced in January 2009. This ground-breaking arrangement with Springer provides faculty with the opportunity to publish in selected Springer journals covered by the pilot. Final versions of the articles published during the two-year pilot will be available in the eScholarship Repository beginning in Fall 2009.

Databases: Research Super Tools

January 15, 2009

The UC Merced Library provides access to some 250 databases. Some of these are free databases (like Google, for example) that anyone can access with or without the Library. Some are proprietary databases (like Web of Science) which the Library licenses at costs that can reach thousands of dollars per year. These databases allow you to find and access information resources, including journal articles, that you cannot otherwise discover.

Connect from Off Campus

January 14, 2009

UC Merced Library provides thousands of online journals, books, and databases for the use of UC Merced students, faculty, and staff. If you are on campus, connecting to them is as simple as connecting to to UC campus network.