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Writing 100 (Lanser)

Advanced Writing

Getting Started with General Databases

Using Academic Search Complete

Learn how to access and search Academic Search Complete, a database with a wide range of materials on many topics (2:00).

LibWizard Academic Search Complete Tutorial

Academic Search Complete Tutorial

Instructions:

1. Connect to the campus network via the VPN if you are off-campus.  You will need this connection to access one or more library databases while taking the tutorial.

2. Take the short quiz at the end of the tutorial.  Enter your email address AND your professor's email address. Afterwards locate the email confirmation. These emails often go to your SPAM folder, so be sure to check there.  It is often easiest to search in your email account for the phrase "Certificate of completion" to find your email confirmation.

3. You are ready! Click on the link below to start the tutorial. Follow the instructions on the left hand of the screen and, as directed, complete activities in the main screen (right).

Academic Search Complete Tutorial >> https://ucmercedlibrary.libwizard.com/f/academic-search-complete

Using Google Scholar

This video introduces you to Google Scholar, providing basic information on using it to find scholarly articles and books. EMU Library, "Using Google Scholar" (2:41)

Search Using Google Scholar

Search Google Scholar to access many journal articles made available to you by the UC Merced Library.

 

Using UC Library Search

Use UC Library Search to find eBooks, print books, as well as articles and other materials (UC Merced Library, 6:17).

UC LIBRARY SEARCH VIDEO TUTORIAL

Fall 2021 Workshop Recording: Using UC Library Search (~ 9 minutes)