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Writing 10 (Gingold, Fall 2023)


Hello Writing 10 Students,

Welcome to the library! We are Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco and Olivia Olivares, librarians at UC Merced who will be providing instruction for your class.

During our in-person session, you will be navigating to the A-Z Databases list and also using Academic Search Complete and UC Library Search. Please feel free to email me with any questions. See you soon!

Elizabeth (she/her), Instruction & Research Librarian & Olivia (she/her), Instruction & Outreach Librarian

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Installing & Connecting to the VPN

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) is essential for accessing library resources for off-campus location. The VPN allows you to connect to the campus network.


Discover why the Virtual Private Network (VPN) is important for your library research and where you can locate VPN download information. (2:01)

Tutorial: Finding & Selecting Databases

Finding & Selecting Databases

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By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to

  • recognize how the library provides access to academic content for your research.
  • find databases available from the library.
  • select subject-specific databases to search based on a topic.