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Elsevier Update- June 2020

June 17, 2020

A letter addressed to the UC Merced Campus Community provides updates regarding recent developments and continued communication with Elsevier.

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Expanded Resources in ProQuest Historical Newspaper & History Vault

June 16, 2020

Additional content is now available in ProQuest Historical Newspapers and History Vault through April 30, 2021 as part of a pilot plan available to all UC campus libraries.

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University Librarian, Solidarity Statement

June 9, 2020

University Librarian, Haipeng Li affirms Black Lives Matter and condemns all forms of racism. View full statement.

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Library Virtual Office Hour Offered the Entire Month of June

May 28, 2020

The UC Merced Library will begin offering Library Virtual Office Hour daily, beginning June 1st, to answer your questions about using the Library remotely, accessing ebooks, and more.

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Current Status of Interlibrary Loan Services

May 27, 2020

Due to current library closures, our normal interlibrary loan (ILL) operations are limited. Read more about the current status of interlibrary loan services at the UC Merced Library.

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UC Newsroom: "A digital library revolution takes flight " by Michelle Simone

May 15, 2020

In the recent UC Newsroom article, "A digital library revolution takes flight" written by Michelle Simone, COVID-19 has changed and expanded the way UC libraries provide access to scholarly content and resources - previously accessed behind library doors. Resources like the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service allows users access to over 13 million titles- directly to their computer screens. Read more...

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Connect With Your Resources- Creating Newspaper Alerts Workshops

April 28, 2020

Join one of our 30-minutes sessions to discover how to create customized alerts from news publications like The San Francisco Chronicle, the LA Times, and The Merced Sun-Star, delivered right your inbox.

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UC Merced Library is #BobcatProud- A Message to Our Students

April 24, 2020

Our friendly UC Merced Library staff misses you, our students! Even though our doors are closed, we are here to support you! We are all in this together.

MIT Press Direct eBooks 2020 Frontlist

April 16, 2020

The MIT Press Direct eBooks 2020 Frontlist is now available to all UC campuses. Comprising 150 ebooks, the collection features the following subjects: economics; environmental science; philosophy; and science, technology, and society, and is available solely via the MIT platform.

F1000Prime Becomes Faculty Opinions

April 12, 2020

Beginning Sunday, April 12th, 2020, F1000Prime becomes Faculty Opinions. With the new name comes a streamlined focus to create a real alternative to the Journal Impact Factor and a better way of assessing the quality of researchers’ contributions.