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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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Zero - Cost Course Materials Grant Information Session for Faculty


September 16, 2019


Learn more about the Zero-Cost Course Materials Grant- a collaboration between UC Merced Library and the Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning. This session is intended for faculty to learn more about grant opportunities, Open Education resources, and UC Merced Library licensed electronic resources to help reduce learning materials costs to $0.

Readex AllSearch


September 13, 2019


UC Merced patrons now have access to Readex AllSearch, a fully cross-searchable platform for Readex content.

Early English Books Online is Moving to ProQuest


September 5, 2019


Beginning August 22nd, Early English Books Online is migrating from its former Chadwyck-Healey interface to the newly-enhanced ProQuest Platform. An overlap period where both platforms are available will continue through September 15, 2019. As of Monday, September 16, 2019, ProQuest will be the sole source for UC’s subscription to Early English Books Online.

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Using & Finding Data Workshops


August 30, 2019


This series of workshops will help you better use the data you have gathered, as well as find data critical for your research. All workshops will take place in KL 361.
Presenter: Elizabeth Salmon, Research Services Librarian-UC Merced Library

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Elevate Your Research Data Workshops


August 30, 2019


Take your research to the next level with workshops geared towards enhancing your research publications and exploring new research and data tools. All workshops will take place in KL 361.

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Cite Right: Citation Management Workshops


August 30, 2019


Cite Right: Citation Management Workshops will discuss the citation management tools available to you so you can decide how best to organize citation information and generate your own bibliographies.

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