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Graduate Fellowship for Archival Research

January 24, 2023

The UC Merced Library is offering a graduate fellowship designed to support graduate students enrolled in a PhD or masters program to develop and enhance skills in archival research and working with archival materials within collections held at the UC Merced Library.

To view the requirements and submit an application, please visit:

Student Assistant Chelsy Bautista reflects on CARA project
Author: Chelsy Bautista

December 12, 2022

Chelsy Bautista, an undergraduate at UC Merced, works on the California Agricultural Resources Archive project as a student assistant at the UC Merced Library. This month, as she prepares to graduate, she shares her reflection on what the project has meant to her.

Request Course Resources for Spring 2023 Courses

December 7, 2022

The Library is now accepting requests for Spring 2023 course resources and electronic materials for CatCourses!

Valley Life: The Summer Mural Completes the Four Seasons of Yosemite
Author: Sara Davidson Squibb

November 18, 2022

The final stained-glass mural to complete the Four Seasons of Yosemite collection by artist, Bill Poulson, has been installed on the 3rd floor.

Ranger under tree looking out at mountains
Library Acquires Collection of Official Yosemite Photographer, Ralph H. Anderson
Author: Sophia LaMonica

November 15, 2022

The UC Merced Library has recently acquired the Ralph H. Anderson Special Collection on Yosemite National Park and the American Southwest. Anderson worked as a ranger and then park photographer in Yosemite National Park before serving as the official photographer for the National Park Service. His personal collection of books, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera includes black and white photographs taken between 1925 and 1960.  

Exploring the imagery of UC Cooperative Extension in Mariposa County
Author: Rebecca Gourevitch

November 10, 2022

This past month, the UC Merced Library made 1,133 digitized photographs from the UC Cooperative Extension, Mariposa County collection available in the UC Cooperative Extension Archive.

Night/Weekend Services Coordinator Joins Library Staff

November 8, 2022

The addition of Maria Martinez to the UC Merced Library team allows the library to expand open hours for students, staff, and faculty.

2022-2023 Library Award for Student Research Excellence Now Accepting Applications

November 1, 2022

The Abrescy-Kranich Library Award for Student Research Excellence is now accepting applications from undergraduate students through January 31, 2023. Read more...

UC Library Search Sautter Award

October 26, 2022

The UC libraries were recently recognized and received the Sautter award...

Fall 2022 Library Hours - expanded!

October 24, 2022

Library Hours have expanded on October 23, 2022...