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Writing 101 (DeBoard): Access

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

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

Click UC Merced VPN Installation Instructions (all devices) for instructions.

VPN

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Problems with installing or connecting? 

Accessing Full-Text

When looking at articles in a database, full-text may be immediately available via a PDF or HTML page. If not, use the UCeLinks button. 

Here's an example of an article you would need to use UC-eLinks to get the full text:

Improving Underperforming Schools

If UC-eLinks doesn't give you any options to read the full-text online, you can Interlibrary Loan (ILL) the item using your UCMnetID. Select the Request from the Library option in the UC-eLinks menu. 

UC Merced Print Books & HathiTrust Ebooks

You can now check out some books from the UC Merced Library using:

This service applies to UCM owned books not available through HathiTrust ETAS

Click HathiTrust ETAS to learn about accessing this collection of millions of ebooks.