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Your Library Introduction

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http://libguides.ucmerced.edu/library_research_introduction

Explore the UC Merced Library through this guide.  Find out how academic libraries are organized and the specific spaces, services, and resources available to you.

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Finding Databases

How to find databases at UC Merced. Learn to search for databases and narrow down by database subject area, full-text availability, etc.

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Using Credo Reference

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Using Databases
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http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/credo-reference

Credo Reference is a collection of searchable online reference books including specialized encyclopedias.  This is an excellent resource for readable, background information.  This tutorial will show you how to find information in Credo Reference.

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Recommended Databases

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Recommended Databases
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http://library.ucmerced.edu/databases/a-z-list/all?recommended=1&format=All&subject=All&search=&fulltext=All&vpn=All

View recommended databases to view popular or important databases from a variety of subject areas.

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Database Platform vs Database Content

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Recommended Databases
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http://ucmercedlibrary.info/rpt/advanced_search_9

There is a difference between database content and the database provider.  e.g. Academic Search Complete is the content of the database while EBSCOhost is the platform/provider.

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