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Gateway Scholarship Program: Library Resources: Become a Research Superstar!

A review of library resources for Gateway Scholarship participants

VIDEO: 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. (2:01)

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Library Databases

The UC Merced Library has over 900 electronic databases, covering a wide variety of disciplines. Again, you must have the VPN installed on your device before you can access any of them.

To find the library's databases: Go to the UCM Library's main page ( and place your cursor over "Our Collections" in the menu near the top of the page. A menu will appear. Select the first option: "Library Databases." A direct link to a list of library databases is here:

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