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Writing 10 (Alonso): Welcome!

UC Merced Library

Roving Reference - Peer Assistance

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Our Rovers are ready to assist you with your library research questions.

Hours:

 Monday  7pm - 11pm
 Tuesday  7pm - 11pm
 Wednesday  7pm - 11pm
 Thursday  7pm - 11pm
 Friday  2pm - 5pm
 Saturday  2pm - 5pm
 Sunday  7pm - 11pm

For more information, visit Roving Reference.

Writing Center

Are you ...

  • developing a thesis?
  • organizing your ideas?
  • incorporating evidence?

Visit the Writing Center for an individual consultation with a peer.

Hours & Location

  • 12pm to 4pm M-Th in KL 260

Appointments

  • Two half hour appointments per week can be made at WCOnline.

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GOTS Credo Reference Tutorial

Outside Class Assignment Need VPN if completing from an off-campus location.

Credo Reference Tutorial
http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/credo-reference

  • Complete the Credo Reference database online tutorial.
  • You will follow the instructions on the left of the screen and, as needed, complete activities in the main screen (right).
  • To receive credit, you must complete a short quiz at the end of the tutorial.
  • When prompted at the end of the tutorial, enter your email address and your instructor’s email address.
  • After completing the tutorial, use Credo to find an article on the topic of your choice.
  • Read the article carefully.
  • Make a list of key words (search terms) in the article that you could use to search for more information on this subjec

GOTS Academic Search Complete Tutorial

Outside Class Assignment Need VPN if completing from an off-campus location.
Academic Search Complete Tutorial
http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/using-academic-search-complete

  • Complete the Academic Search Complete database tutorial.
  • You will follow the instructions on the left of the screen and, as needed, complete activities in the main screen (right).
  • To receive credit, you must complete a short quiz at the end of each tutorial.
  • When prompted at the end of the tutorial, enter your email address and your instructor’s email address.

Session Outcomes

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • develop a strategy for researching a topic of interest.
  • recognize and identify credible sources.
  • access databases and retrieve useful information resources.
  • capture citation information in MLA format.
  • identify people and services for asking follow-up questions.

Library Services

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and ebooks from off campus.

http://ucmercedlibrary.info/tech-help/connecting-from-off-campus

VPN

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