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Second Yosemite Mural Joins Library Display

September 7, 2016

Yosemite Mural Display Expanded

William Poulson's mural "Tissiack," in the UC Merced LibraryA second stained-glass mural by artist William Poulson has been installed in the UC Merced Library. The mural, “Tissiack,” depicts Yosemite National Park in the fall, featuring a view of Half Dome during sunset.

Tissiack joins Poulson's winter-themed mural, “The Chief,” on the third floor of the library near Room 371. The murals are part of Poulson's Yosemite Mural Project, which showcases the park in each season. Both murals stand over 8 feet wide and 14 feet tall. 

For more information about William Poulson and the Yosemite Mural Project, visit www.williampoulson.com

At Your Service: Course Resources

The UC Merced Library’s Course Resources service allows faculty members to place course-related materials in the library for a two-hour loan or electronically through CatCourses. The Course Resources service includes finding, scanning and posting materials to CatCourses, and making books and print items available for circulation. Faculty members interested in using the Course Resources service can submit an online request. Additional information is posted on the Course Service website.

RefWorks Upgrade Available 

A new version of RefWorks — a citation management tool available to faculty and staff members and students — is now available for both first-time users and those with existing accounts.

The new RefWorks includes improved bookmarklets for capturing web pages, annotation tools to comment on and highlight PDFs, drag-and-drop functionality for organizing citations, and improved functionality for capturing citation information and full-text documents. Read the RefWorks Upgrade guide for more details including transition recommendations, a full list of benefits and FAQs.

Current RefWorks users are encouraged to transition after they have finished any documents using the Write-N-Cite toolbar. Users new to RefWorks will be pointed to the new interface.   

UC Merced Library staff are offering 45-minute RefWorks sessions to faculty and staff members. To register, use this form, which includes available dates and times.