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White Paper from LASC Now Available

December 21, 2023

The UC Merced Library White Paper (June 2023) was written in response to a charge from former Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Gregg Camfield to the UC Merced Academic Senate Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication (LASC) to articulate the Library’s contributions to UC Merced’s mission of research, teaching, and service.

Join Rufus! New Library Tour
Take the Library Tour!

August 22, 2023

Get to know the Library! Join Rufus to learn about resources, spaces, and meet our friendly Library staff!

Summer 2022 Library Hours
Summer Library Hours

May 9, 2022

Summer 2022 Library Hours 

Summer 2022 Library Hours

Intersession #1 Hours: Monday, May 16, 2022 - Friday, May 20, 2022
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4pm 
Closed Weekends 
Summer Hours: May 23, 2022 - August 12, 2022
Monday - Thursday: 7 am - 10 pm
Friday: 7 am - 6pm 
Closed Weekends 
Intersession #2 Hours: Monday, August 15, 2022 - Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4pm 
Closed Weekends 

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NEH Grant Awarded to UC Merced for Sierra Nevada-Central Valley Archive in Library

May 3, 2022

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the UC Merced Library in partnership with the Center for the Humanities a $750,000 Infrastructure & Capacity Building Challenge Grant.

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Library Collaborative Work Rooms Receive Upgrades and Will Reopen After Year-Long Closure

April 21, 2022

The Library Collaborative Workrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors received technology and furniture upgrades. They will reopen April 25, 2022.

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UC Merced Newsroom: After 18-Month Closure Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, UC Merced Library Reopening Its Doors
Author: Juan Flores

August 12, 2021

Read the full article released August 12, 2021 by UC Merced Newsroom.

Yes, we are open! Come on in, we would love to see you!
Library Hours- Fall 2021

July 1, 2021

We have missed you! The Library will reopen for limited hours on August 16th. Read the full article for more details.

Library Services During Winter Break (2020-2021)

December 10, 2020

As UC Merced’s closure for Winter Break approaches, we’ve outlined more specifics about the availability of library services. We look forward to supporting your research and teaching in 2021!

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Pilot Program- The Lantern Will Temporarily Open to Students as a Study Space

November 6, 2020

Pilot Study Space Program- The first floor of the Library Lantern will temporarily open to students as a study space through November 24th.

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Library Reopening Update

August 26, 2020

Though the Kolligian Library Building is currently closed, we plan to open the building when it can be done safely. Any decisions related to reopening library spaces are predicated on the prevalence of COVID-19 transmission within the county.