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Using JSTOR Essential: Getting Research Help

The Merced College Library now subscribes to JSTOR Essential, a version of JSTOR which provides access to content from over 680 journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Contact Us

The librarians are professors who work in the library. Contact us for help with your research during open hours.

  • ‚ÄčDrop by the Information Desk
  • Call (209) 384-6083
  • Text (209) 666-3235
  • Email refdesk@mccd.edu
  • Chat below during open hours

Requesting Materials from Other Libraries

You'll occasionally find a book or an article that the Merced College Library does not own or have access to through the databases.

We can ask another library to send us the book or the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). We will always try to get it for free, but the lending library might charge to make a copy of the article or to mail the book. Depending on the lending library, charges can range anywhere from $5 - $25. On the ILL PDFs, please mark if you are willing to pay if necessary, and how much.

Textbooks are excluded from ILL services.