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Writing 116 (Gautreau): Pre-Activities

Writing in the Natural Sciences (WRI 116)

Welcome

Hello Students,

  1. Prior to your library research session on 9 September 2020, please view the following video tutorials. 
    • During our in-person session, you will be utilizing the strategies presented in the tutorials. 
  2. Ensure that you are connected to the VPN at the beginning of the library session.

Sara

Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies (3:04)

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

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.

VPN

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Find Full-Text of Articles through UC-eLinks

Learn how to find databases and how to narrow down by database subject area, full-text availability, etc. (1:14)