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Valencia/UCF Libraries at Osceola and West Orlando

Library Services

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Library Services:

  • UCF students and faculty at West Orlando and Osceola, may access library services and resources offered at their respective UCF campus. Services and resources offered at the main library in Orlando are also available to all UCF students and faculty irrespective of their campus affiliation.

Information Resources:

Off-Campus Access:

  • A UCF ID card enables access to UCF’s databases through EZ Proxy. Additional information is available from the Ask-A-Librarian service.
  • If you are unable to visit a campus to get a UCF ID and you are a UCF distance learner, or if you are unable to get a UCF ID, you may request a Library ID number or calling the UCF circulation desk at 407-823-2580. The ID number can be used to access UCF Electronic Resources and other library services.

Audiovisual Materials:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: Some videos check-out for three weeks. Videos on reserve can be requested at the Circulation Desk (Osceola) or the Service Desk (West Orlando) and are viewed in the library. Media materials and equipment are located on the first floor of the libraries at the audio-visual department.

Borrowing Materials:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: UCF students and faculty may check-out library materials at the Regional Campus provided they have a reciprocal borrower ID card issued from the Valencia College campus. The reciprocal borrower ID card is issued provided the individual has a valid UCF ID card, and one other source of identification that indicates their current address (e.g., Florida driver’s license). Depending on the campus, 10-25 items may be checked out for three weeks (four weeks for faculty). Successive renewals are granted twice. Fines for overdue materials are 25 cents per day per item. For lost items, students and faculty will be billed for the cost of replacement plus a $5.00 processing fee.

Library Instruction:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: The UCF Librarian conducts general and subject-specific library instruction. Individual instruction sessions can also be requested.

PC Software Applications:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: UCF students at West Orlando and Osceola have access to a variety of computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Internet and email access is also available at these locations.

Printing/Copying:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: Printing/copying services are available in the library using a “rechargeable” print card purchased for $1.00 in the library. Computer print-outs and photocopies cost 10 cents each for black and white and 50 cents each for color (where available).

Reserve Materials:

  • West Orlando and Osceola: Items on reserve can be requested at the Circulation Desk (Osceola) or Service Desk (West Orlando). Request an item by course name, number, or professor. The loan period for reserve material varies. Reserve fines range from 25 cents per hour to $1.20 per hour with maximum fines up to $100.00. Videos on reserve at Osceola may be requested at the AV services desk.

Scanning:

  • West Orlando: Self-service scanners are available in the Computer Lab on the 1st floor.
  • Osceola: Self-service scanners are available in the Learning Center 3-100.

UCF Librarian

  • Carrie Moran (407-582-4344) is the UCF librarian at the Osceola Campus. Min Tong (407-582-1585) is the UCF librarian at the West Orlando Campus on Wednesdays.

Last updated September 17, 2013 11:14:27 AM

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