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Library Research DIY

Discover how to start your academic research with this guided tutorial.

The UC Merced Library has almost 900 databases available to you. Each covers different subject areas and types of content.

Watch this short video to learn how to find all of the library’s databases.

The video will introduce you to a variety of ways to limit the number of databases you see. You can limit by subject, database type, or database vendor/provider. You can also search for a specific database by name.

Finding Databases, UC Merced Library (1:14)

Click the Next button to learn how to locate and select databases by subject area in more detail.