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Library Tour: Library Tour

Library Video Tour

What is the Library Tour?

The Library Tour is an independent activity that helps you become familiar with the Library’s space, services and resources. You must be in the Library in order to complete the Tour.

Who takes the Library Video Tour?

Anyone can take the tour! Many Writing 1 and Writing 10 sections complete the tour as part of their course work, but the tour is available to any UC Merced student, faculty, or staff member. 

How long does the Tour take?

The tour takes approximately 25 minutes to complete. 

How do I access the Tour?

The Tour URL is

You can access it on your own device, or using a Library device (see options below):

Take the Tour - Option 1:

  • Visit the 2nd floor Library Services Desk to check out an iPad mini with the Library Tour already loaded.  Click the icon to open the Tour and follow the instructions.

NOTE: If you'd like to use your own earbuds or headphones, please bring them with you. You can also borrow headphones at the Services Desk.

Take the Tour - Option 2:


For instructions on how to use the iPad minis available for checkout from the library, see the box to the right. >>>>>>>>>


Using the iPad Mini

If you choose to check out an iPad Mini to take the tour, here are a couple tips.

  • Tap the Tour icon (it looks like a Q because the tour is hosted on Qualtrics) on the iPad mini (see above).
  • If the tour does not start at the beginning, please see a Student Assistant at the Services Desk
  • Follow the instructions.

Have fun!