The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.
Visit library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn to download the VPN.
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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:
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. Here's an example of an article you would need to ILL:
When looking for books and other physical materials, use the Melvyl Library Catalog to locate items from the UC Merced Library, the University of California system, and libraries worldwide.
Use the Request button to get items not available at UC Merced delivered to you.