Lending Library

Library Listing

The Office of Ombuds Services would be happy to loan you books from our office library.

UC Merced staff, faculty, postdoctoral scholars and students can choose from a selection of books for: conflict management & resolution, communication, motivation, team-building, meeting facilitation, and more.

Appreciative Team Building, Positive Questions to Bring Out the Best of Your Team

BIFF, Quick Responses to High-Conflict People, Their Personal Attacks, Hostile Email and Social Media Meltdowns

Conflict 101, A Manager's Guide to Resolving Problems So Everyone Can Get Back to Work

Crucial Accountability, Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior, (2nd edition)

Crucial Conversations, Tools for Talking When Stakes are High, (2nd edition)

Drive, The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution, Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Encouraging A More Productive and Efficient Work Environment

Book Checkout

Please schedule a time to come in by calling our main office line at 209-228-4410 or by sending an email. Once you select your books (2 books maximum), you will be asked to complete a brief lending library form with your information. The books will be due 2 weeks following check-out.