Lending Library

Library Listing

The Office of the Ombuds 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 - Jay Cherney

BIFF - Bill Eddy

Conflict 101 - Susan Shearouse

Crucial Accountability - Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler 

Crucial Conversations - Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler

Dear Committee Members - Julie Schumacher                             

Drive - Daniel Pink

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win – Jocko Willink   

Free Speech on Campus – Erwin Chemerinsky & Howard Gillman

Getting Past the Pain Between Us: Healing and Reconciliation Without Compromise – Marshall Rosenberg

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In – Roger Fisher & William L. Ury 

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t – Simon Sinek

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning – Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel

Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life – Marshall Rosenberg

Perfect Phrases for Conflict Resolution - Antoine Gerschel & Lawrence Polsky

Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People – Susan Benjamin

Privilege, Power, and Difference – Allan Johnson

Reweaving Our Human Fabric: Working Together to Create a Nonviolent Future – Miki Kashtan

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself – Kristin Neff

The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy – Maggie Berg     

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures – Anne Fadiman       

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Ibram X. Kendi

Taming the Abrasive Manager: How to End Unnecessary Roughness in the WorkplaceLaura Crawshaw

Unsafe Space: The Crisis of Free Speech on Campus - Tom Slater

Book Checkout

Please schedule a time to come in by calling our main office line at 209-228-4410. Once you select your books (2 books maximum), you will be asked to complete a brief lending library form with your information. Then, the due date will be contextually determined.