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Library Instruction Services

UC Merced Librarians support the academic achievement of students by partnering with faculty to increase students' information literacy abilities. Librarians can collaborate with you to

Introduce Library Services, Resources & Spaces

Prepare In-Person Instruction

Integrate Information Literacy into Curriculum

  • Design lessons, activities, and assignments focused on increasing students' ability to find, use, and evaluate information
    • Sample: Think Like a Researcher, TRAIL (Teaching Research & Information Literacy); collaboration with the Merritt Writing Program (MWP)

Provide Independent Online Tutorials

Create Custom Research Guides

  • Research guides provide links to pre-selected library resources, instructional videos, and tutorials for a specific course or subject area

Offer Workshops

  • see Events Calendar for workshops
    • sessions on library resources and tools e.g. RefWorks, a citation management tool

Other Services


For more information, please contact Sara Davidson Squibb
or email library@ucmerced.edu