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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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Movie Night- The Internet's Own Boy


October 9, 2019


Join Movie Night and the screening of The Internet's Own Boy, the story of Aaron Swartz and ideas about freedom of information and the internet. An Open Access Week Event.

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A Guide to Success in Scientific Publishing


October 7, 2019


UPDATED EVENT DETAILS! Michal N Dawson, Editor-in-Chief- Journal of Biogeography will lead a workshop on November 14, 2019 sharing his perspectives for those who are interested in publishing their first work or those who are simply interested in learning more about the process.

The Joy of Search: Research with Open Content


October 4, 2019


Join The Joy of Search: Research with Open Content with Google's Senior Research Scientist for Search Quality and User Happiness, Daniel Russell. Hear from Daniel what Google's searchers think about open content and why open access is not yet the perfect solution to all information access problems.

New Dryad Platform


September 27, 2019


This past May, in an effort to drive adoption by meeting researchers in their existing workflows and encourage further promotion of UC’s repositories by publishers, CDL announced its formal partnership between itself and Dryad, an international disciplinary repository for data curation. This partnership has now launched the new Dryad Platform focused on the features which best support the researching community’s ever-changing needs.

Punctum Books: Experimental Publishing & Unconventional Scholarlship- A Talk with Eileen Joy


September 26, 2019


Join Eileen Joy, co-founder and publisher of Punctum Books, for a talk about innovative publishing models and unconventional scholarship. An Open Access Week event.

MIT Press Direct eBooks


September 25, 2019


UC campuses now have access to MIT Press Direct eBooks, a broad range of books from MIT Press’ front- and backlist publications. Almost 3,000 ebooks will be available by the end of 2019, DRM-free (users may print and download PDFs by chapter) with unlimited simultaneous user access.

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Fourth Floor Library Renovation


September 20, 2019


The library's newly renovated 4th floor offers students a comfortable place for quiet study.

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