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9th Annual Bobcat Art Show On Display in Library and UCM Art Gallery

April 10, 2014

The Annual Bobcat Art Show opened on April 7th and will be on display through May 7. The show is being held simultaneously in the UCM Art Gallery and the second floor of the UCM Library.

Open Access Week - Local Events and UC Progress

March 31, 2014

Open Access (OA) Week, celebrates and encourages free, immediate, online access to scholarly research and the right to use and re-use research results. During this week, libraries, universities, and researchers plan events designed to raise awareness of the ways open access to information can benefit society and individuals.

OCLC WorldCat Local Melvyl

March 31, 2014

On Friday June 245h, the legacy version of Melvyl (the online public catalog for UC Libraries) was decommissioned to make way for the new and improved Melvyl. This new version of Melvyl which utilizes theOCLC Worldcat Local interface has the ability to search 800 million+ items from research institutions throughout the world, connecting UC faculty and students to books and materials across the globe.

Open Access Week - Resources for Open Data

March 31, 2014

Susan Borda, UC Merced Digital Curation Librarian will present a workshop on Open Access Resources for Data Sharing.

Library Provides Access to SCOPUS

March 5, 2014

The UC Merced Library has recently acquired trial access to SCOPUS, a popular abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature which features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Content covers research output in the fields of technology, medicine, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

UC Merced Library Student Research Competition

February 19, 2014

The UC Merced Library invites undergraduate students participating in the 2014 Student Research Poster Competition to apply for an additional research award sponsored by the library. Library awards will recognize excellence in research projects that incorporate library resources, demonstrate high-level information literacy skills, and thoughtfully reflect on strategies utilized in the research process. Award winner(s) will receive $100.

DLM Lab Tour Series Continues with sParc

February 12, 2014

Want to learn more about GIS? Check out the latest featured lab in our lab tour series - DLM Lab Tour: sParc (Spatial Analysis Research Center). The exhibit will run from February 18- May 19, 2014 on the 3rd floor of the UC Merced Library.

Our custodians exhibit coming soon!

February 11, 2014

Here's a sneak peak at one of the ten portraits taken by award winning local photography Roger J. Wyan of UC Merced Custodians as part of our latest exhibit - "Our Custodians". The exhibit will run from February 19th-April 1st on the 2nd floor of the library.

Statistical Database Updates

January 22, 2014

There have been some changes to several of our ProQuest statistical databases.

Literature Online Moves to ProQuest

January 22, 2014

Literature Online (LION), a literature database, has moved to the ProQuest platform. You will still be able to access the old platform on Chadwyck-Healey through March 31, 2014. Of particular note is that My Archive accounts on Literature Online will not be migrated. If you or your researchers have a My Archive account, you will need to extract all data and transfer it to a new account in the new version of the database.