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Tutorials: Library-Basics

Connecting to Library Resources: The Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Discover why the Virtual Private Network (VPN) is important for your library research and where you can locate VPN download information.

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Finding ebooks

Learn how to locate ebooks (electronic books) in UC Library Search, the Library's catalog. (1:52)


Library Orientation Video

Welcome aboard! Discover how the UC Merced Library supports your academic success by joining us for this unexpected tour of the library.  Prepare for both likely and unlikely events as you begin your academic year.

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Reserve a Collaborative Work Room

Looking for a collaborative meeting space? Collaborative Work Rooms can be reserved through the EMS Room Reservation System. (2:23)

Reserving a Meeting Room in EMS- KL 360 & KL 397

Reserving a Meeting Room in EMS- KL 360 & KL 397
This quick video will help UC Merced faculty, staff, and students easily use our campus room reservation system, EMS, to book KL 360 or KL 397.

Using UC Library Search

Learn how to navigate UC Library Search, the Library's new catalog for locating books, eBooks, articles, newspapers and more. (6:17)