Materials Center) Provides a unique collection of P-12 curriculum materials in
the Education Building on the UCF main campus in Orlando.
Rosen(Universal Orlando Foundation Library at the Rosen College of
Hospitality Management) Provides a unique collection of materials in support of the
Hospitality Management program at the Rosen College campus.
Part of the mission of Special Collections is to serve as an instructional resource for
University Faculty. Special Collections staff are happy to work with instructors to integrate
Special Collections material into their curricula and encourages class visits. Instructional
sessions can be tailored to both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Classes that have used Special Collections include: History & Historians, Marxist Political
Theory, Methods of Bibliography and Research, Linguistics and Literature, Oral History,
Modern Art of Mexico, Creole Identity, Caribbean Cultures, Product Development in Theme
Parks & Attractions, Type & Design and Artist Book. Instructional sessions can focus on
a specific collection or topic, or cover broad research methodology such as primary source
and archives research.
How to Schedule a Visit
The Special Collections Reading Room can accommodate up to 50 students lecture style seating
and 20-25 students round table seating. Arrangements can be made for other class sizes.
We ask that all class visits be scheduled at least two weeks in advance, a month is preferred.
To assist students with class projects and specialized research, we are happy to hold individual
research consultations with both undergraduate and graduate students. To schedule an Individual
Research Consultation, please use our
Research Consultation Form.
For classes using Special Collections for research projects throughout the semester, we
have setup individual web pages where you can find resources specifically for your class.
Please click on the link below for your class. You may be prompted for a username and password
to access certain resources; these will be given to you by your instructor.