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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.

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service: Read Copyrighted Books for the Duration of the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order

April 10, 2020

UC Merced users have access to electronic books through the HathiTrust Digital Library's Emergency Temporary Access Services (HT ETAS).

Deputy University Librarian, Donald Barclay Discusses Fake News in the Time of COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Our current situation with COVID-19 provides ample news stories and new information. But is it always truthful? Read the UC Merced News article, "Q&A with Donald Barclay on Fake News in the Time of COVID-19" to learn tips and tricks to help you determine which news is credible. 

The California Digital Library Expands Access to the JoVE Video Journal

April 1, 2020

The California Digital Library (CDL) has secured expanded access to the JoVE Video Journal for all UC faculty, instructors, students, researchers, clinicians and staff. JoVE includes over 11,000 videos in disciplines such as biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, physics and psychology, and JoVE videos can be viewed on their site or embedded into learning management systems.

LitCovid: Scientific Literature Via the National Library of Medicine for 2019 Novel Coronavirus
Author: Sarah Sheets

March 20, 2020

LitCovid is an open access literature hub compiling the most comprehensive collection of international research papers so far on the new coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Resources and Information on COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Visit UC Merced's Emergency Preparedness site for information on the Coronavirus. Campus communications and FAQs are provided.

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Publishers Offer Free Scholarly Access in Response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020

As the COVID-19 global public health crisis evolves, publishers like Gale and Project MUSE are offering free access to scholarly resources and additional content for students and educators.