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Preserving the Past: Library Digitizing a Century of Ag Records


January 29, 2018


An ongoing effort to collect, digitally preserve and share 100 years of historical records by the UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) has earned the UC Merced Library a more than $300,000 grant.

“We’re extremely proud to be able to further the work already begun on the UCCE project,” UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland said. “Our library is producing a collection that demonstrates the organization’s lasting effects on the state, the work it has done in the past and its potential for the future.”

The work is especially relevant to the San Joaquin Valley, said Emily Lin, the UC Merced Library’s head of Digital Curation and Scholarship.

Library Workshops: Expand Your Toolkit for Success


January 25, 2018


Your librarians are hosting a suite of workshops to help you expand your toolkit for success. The workshops range from introductory research skills to digital citizenship. Whether you need some help getting started with your research or you want to expand your knowledge, there's something here for everyone.

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Digital Identity & Privacy


Thu, March 1, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM




Join us for a fun discussion and activities surrounding what we put online, how it affects us, and what we can do to protect our data.


Instructors: Joe Ameen & Lindsay Davis


Please bring your own laptop if available.



RefWorks Workshop


Fri, March 2, 2018 12:00 PM to 12:50 PM




Learn how RefWorks can help you! RefWorks is a citation manager that lets you capture reference information and cite it correctly in the style that you need. During this 50-minute workshop, you will learn how to make RefWorks work for you.


Instructor: Elizabeth Salmon