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Undergraduate Research Programs - Humanities: Welcome!

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

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

Visit to download the VPN.


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UC Merced Library

Goals & Overview


You will be able to ...

  • locate articles and books based on citation information.
  • identify relevant search tools (databases) in your subject area.
  • construct and refine basic searches.
  • access full-text of articles and other materials.
  • manage references in a citation management tool (RefWorks / Zotero). 


  • Part 1: Finding Known Items
  • Part 2: Search Tools & Strategies: Accessing Information
  • Part 3: Managing Your Research - RefWorks / Zotero

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Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco

KL 275 Kolligian Library