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Biology 153 (Beaster-Jones)

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BIO 153 (Beaster-Jones) library guide

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Pre Library Session Activities

Hello, Bio 153! I'm Olivia, Instruction & Outreach Librarian, and perhaps more importantly, the librarian coming to your class on Tuesday, Sept 27.

Prior to the Sept 27 library session:

  1. Please create a RefWorks account (if you do not already have one) by following the RefWorks directions below.
  2. View the "Article Networks in Web of Science" video, also below.
  3. View the "Find Full-Text of Articles through 'Get it at UC'" video, also below.

We will start our session with a Q+A of the information presented in the videos. Any questions? Email me at I look  forward to working with you all!

How to Sign Into RefWorks

1. I am new to RefWorks.  How do I create an account?

Visit  Select “Log in from my institution”. Type in Merced.  Select University of California, Merced. Sign in using your UCMnetID and password. Since you are new to RefWorks, you will be asked to answer a couple questions before your account is created.

After your account is created, continue to log in using the institutional credentials login link.

2. I am an existing RefWorks user but I need to get started with the new version of RefWorks?

Login to your existing RefWorks account.  Look for the “Export” option at the top of your screen.  This will send your citations to the new version of RefWorks. 

.RefWorks Export Citations

After the export is completed, you can log in to the new version of Refworks by visiting: and selecting  “Log in from my institution”. Type in Merced.  Select University of California, Merced. Sign in using your UCMnetID and password. 

Article Networks in Web of Science

Discover how to find related articles from Citations and Cited By information available in Web of Science. (2:12)

VIDEO: Find Full-Text of Articles through "Get it at UC"

Discover how to use the Get It at UC button to access the full-text of articles or books whether immediately or through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).