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Access Alert - ProQuest


June 19, 2020


On Saturday, June 27th from 9am to noon Pacific Time, ProQuest Ebook Central and LibCentral may be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

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Suspended Due Dates of Library Materials Continues


June 19, 2020


The library continues to suspend formal due dates on library materials as the library remains closed due to COVID-19. Read more...

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O'Reilly for Higher Education (OHE)- New Platform


June 17, 2020


O’Reilly for Higher Education (OHE) offers a new platform with access to almost 48,000 titles, including technical eBooks, videos, interactive tutorials, case studies, audio books, and learning paths from O’Reilly & Associates.

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The University of California has reached a transformative open access agreement with Springer Nature


June 17, 2020


A recent letter to the UC Merced Campus Community announces an open access agreement with Springer Nature, the world's second-largest academic publisher.

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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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