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Remembering Phyllis J. Hudson

We are saddened today by the passing of an outstanding and beloved colleague, Phyllis J. Hudson. Phyllis J. Hudson worked as a UCF librarian for 34 years. She worked in several departments in the library, most notably in Reference and Instruction, touching the lives of thousands of FTU and UCF students. Phyllis was a tireless […]

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98 seats open up on 4th floor

Good news! 98 seats and the newly-remodeled restroom have now opened up on the quiet 4th floor of the John C. Hitt Library. These seats are located next to the windows on the “south” side of the floor. Work continues on the remainder of that half of the floor, which is still covered with a […]


Kram for the Exam

Come join us for our annual spring Kram for the Exam. SGA will be walking around the John C. Hitt Library handing out goodies and study materials during the following dates and times: Tuesday, April 25, 1 pm & 6 pm Thursday, April 27, 2 pm & 6 pm Hope to see you here and good luck on […]

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The UCF Library Believes…in Going Blonde

Every year, the UCF faculty and staff community donate to the Believe campaign. The campaign benefitted all colleges, departments, and initiatives on campus, as well as funding services that provide direct help to students, like Knights Helping Knights Pantry, and scholarships like First Generation Scholarships and the Libraries’ June Stillman Scholarship. The 21st Century Library […]

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UCF Libraries in 2016

The UCF print collection contains over 1.5 million volumes. If you laid them end to end, they would stretch 213 miles – 5 trips to the Magic Kingdom! Follow one (or all) of our 5 social media accounts for more library facts and fun.

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Exhibit: Recollections of a Cartoonist

Special Collections & University Archives latest exhibit, “Recollections of a Cartoonist: The Glenn “Marty” Stein Collection of Cartoon Art, 1955-2013,” features a selection of drawings, sketches, political cartoons, and comic strips from the “Glenn “Marty” Stein Collection of Cartoon Art, 1955-2013.” Based on Stein’s unpublished manuscript, “Recollections of a Cartoonist: Creating in Different World,” the […]

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Get Library Text Alerts and Never Be Late Again!

Did you know you can receive text notifications for your library items? Receive messages when your items need to be renewed or if a book you’ve requested becomes available. Just log in to your Library Account, click My Account on the top right and select Set Alerts. You can choose which alerts you’d like to receive and change them any time! From […]

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New Rosen Exhibit: Transfer Knights and Tau Sigma National Honor Society

On display in March and April at the Rosen Library is an exhibit featuring two student organizations–Transfer Knights and Tau Sigma National Honor Society. Transfer Knights is a social organization that connects transfer students with the rest of UCF. Tau Sigma is a national honor society that features the academic work of transfer students. Newsletters, […]

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Featured Bookshelf: National Poetry Month

“I think that I shall never see A poem as lovely…” Yes, I’m going Joyce Kilmer on you. It’s National Poetry Month. How could I not start with the opening of a poem we all learn in primary school? The Academy of American Poets, inspired by the success of Black History Month and Women’s History […]

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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and the UCF Libraries are springing headlong forward to celebrate. Student Poetry Contests Ode to a Library – Submissions due by April 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Poem of any style or length about library Haiku by You – Submissions due by April 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm. “Haiku” is […]

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