Curriculum Materials Center

CMC interior

Welcome!

The Curriculum Materials Center is a library that provides representative PreK-12th grade materials for preview, analysis, and circulation to the students, faculty, and staff of UCF and the Florida community at large.  The CMC plays a unique role in empowering learners with information literacy skills, providing an open space for creativity and collaboration, and shaping superior future educators.

The staff of the Curriculum Materials Center look forward to helping you.  Just ask!  Drop in, call at 407-823-2791, or email at cmc@ucf.edu.  And, be sure to Like us on Facebook!

Hours

Staff

Subjects

Equipment

  • cash-to-card machine
  • copier
  • printer
  • color printer
  • scanner
  • public computer

Contact

In this Library Phone Email
Circulation Desk (407) 823-2791 pamela.jaggernauth@ucf.edu
Reference, Instruction, and Research Consultations (407) 823-2327 yolanda.hood@ucf.edu

Address

  • Education Complex, ED 194
  • P.O. Box 162666
  • Orlando, FL 32816-2666

Map

Location

The Curriculum Materials Center is located in the Education Complex, Room 194.  Room 194 is in the corner between Einstein’s Bagels and the gym.

Directions to the University

See the UCF Web site for Directions to UCF or use Google Maps to get driving directions.

Transit and Parking

The closest parking garages to the Curriculum Materials Center are Garage A and Garage I.  You can pay for parking once you arrive in a garage if you do not have a parking pass.  The payment meter is by the staircase in each garage.  You pay and then place the parking pass in your car.

Services

Access

The Curriculum Materials Center is a public library. Access is available to the public.

Accessibility

Find more information at our Accessibility Services page.

Production Lab

The Curriculum Materials Center has a Production Lab where patrons may create items for their use.  The following items are available in the production lab:

  • Opaque projector
  • Overhead projector
  • Ellison Block Die Cuts
  • Ellison Die Cut machines 
  • Smart Board
  • Promethean Board
  • Laminating machine
  • 3-D printer and 3-D scanner

The die cut machines and die cuts are free to use, but bring your own paper.  To see a list of the die cuts that are available, please go to our Ellison Blocks research page.  Laminating is 50 cents per foot.  And,  3-D printing costs 30 cents per gram.

Computers

The Curriculum Materials Center has computers for research use, a black and white printer, and a color printer.  Check out the Computer and Technology page to find out more information.

Need to print or photocopy?

Click on the link below to find out more information about the Curriculum Material Centers Print, Copy, Scan services.

Print, Copy, Scan

Technology

The Curriculum Materials Center has  iPad Air 2s and other useful technology for checkout..  See our Technology Lending page for more information.

Instruction and Research Consultations

If you are a student and would like an orientation to the Curriculum Materials Center or one-on-one time with the librarian to help you with assignments, research, children’s or young adult literature, simply contact her at 407-823-2327 or at yolanda.hood@ucf.edu.

If you are a faculty member and would like your class to have an orientation to the Curriculum Materials Center or to have a specialized instruction session (e.g., genre booktalks, creating text sets, multicultural literature, promethean board use, software and app demos, etc.) then please contact the librarian at 407-823-2327 or at yolanda.hood@ucf.edu

Research Guides

Our research guides are created to push you in the right direction when you’re looking for books, manipulatives, articles, etc.  You can find our guides, Education: Curriculum Materials Center (CMC), at the Research Guides page.

Happy hour

3D printer-makerbot

3D printer-makerbot

Learn how to use our new 3D printer and how 3D printers can be used in the classroom on October 21st, 4:30-5:30pm, at the Happy Hour hosted by the Curriculum Materials Center.  You can get more details here.

 

Just for You

author, Jacqueline Woodson

author, Jacqueline Woodson

The featured author for August is Jacqueline Woodson.  To learn more about Woodson and her work click on the link here.

 

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