The UC Merced Library offers an independent Library Tour on mobile devices to introduce Writing 1 and Writing 10 students to the library.
Students can check out an iPad Mini at the 2nd floor Library Services Desk. They can also use their own mobile device to access the Tour by using either the Tour QR code, or the Tour URL, which is:
Students will be prompted to enter an email address at the end of the tour, and their results will be sent to this email address. It may go to their spam or junk folders, so they should check there first if they don't see it.
Why the Tour?
Librarians have implemented library instruction via a tour for incoming Writing students because
For more details about tour content, visit the tour directly or access the overview document below.
Students' tour results will be emailed to them upon completion of the tour. Students will need to enter their email addresses at the end of the tour to receive results.
Note: Since students need to demonstrate their understanding of Library services and spaces in order to complete the Tour, the survey assignment asks them to reflect on what they learned. Successful completion of each question will result in full credit.