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Valley Life: The Summer Mural Completes the Four Seasons of Yosemite
Author: Sara Davidson Squibb

November 18, 2022

The final stained-glass mural to complete the Four Seasons of Yosemite collection by artist, Bill Poulson, has been installed on the 3rd floor.

Ranger under tree looking out at mountains
Library Acquires Collection of Official Yosemite Photographer, Ralph H. Anderson
Author: Sophia LaMonica

November 15, 2022

The UC Merced Library has recently acquired the Ralph H. Anderson Special Collection on Yosemite National Park and the American Southwest. Anderson worked as a ranger and then park photographer in Yosemite National Park before serving as the official photographer for the National Park Service. His personal collection of books, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera includes black and white photographs taken between 1925 and 1960.  

Exploring the imagery of UC Cooperative Extension in Mariposa County
Author: Rebecca Gourevitch

November 10, 2022

This past month, the UC Merced Library made 1,133 digitized photographs from the UC Cooperative Extension, Mariposa County collection available in the UC Cooperative Extension Archive.

Night/Weekend Services Coordinator Joins Library Staff

November 8, 2022

The addition of Maria Martinez to the UC Merced Library team allows the library to expand open hours for students, staff, and faculty.

2022-2023 Library Award for Student Research Excellence Now Accepting Applications

November 1, 2022

The Abrescy-Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is now accepting applications from undergraduate students through January 31, 2023. Read more...

UC Library Search Sautter Award

October 26, 2022

The UC libraries were recently recognized and received the Sautter award...

Fall 2022 Library Hours - expanded!

October 24, 2022

Library Hours have expanded on October 23, 2022...

Call for Proposals Zero-Cost Course Materials Grant Program
Zero-Cost Course Materials (ZCCM) Grant Program Resumes with a Call for Proposals

September 28, 2022

The Zero-Cost Course Materials (ZCCM) grant program is resuming. Faculty and lecturers who wish to replace commercial materials with Open Educational Resources (OER) and/or library licensed material for spring 2023 courses are encouraged to apply for a ZCCM grant by November 14, 2022.

A Century of Impact in California's Counties: Highlights from the University of California Cooperative archive
Author: Rebecca Gourevitch

September 26, 2022

A new photography exhibit has opened on the 4th floor of the UC Merced Library. A Century of Impact in California's Counties: Highlights from the University of California Cooperative archive features photographs from the California Agricultural Resources Archive (CARA), showcasing the University of California’s work over the past 100 years to improve agricultural practices, support youth development, and promote broader civic engagement.

Livingston Incorporates, The Chronicle Sept 8, 1922
City of Livingston Celebrates 100 Years
Author: Emily S. Lin

September 12, 2022

This September, the City of Livingston celebrates the centennial of its incorporation. As a result of cooperative efforts between UC Merced Library, campus partners, and Livingston partners, two online resources are now available for the public to learn more about Livingston’s history.