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Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week 2017

Happy Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week! This annual event runs from February 20 – February 24, 2017. Fair use (United States) and fair dealing (Canada, Australia, etc.) provide exceptions to copyright. Why are we celebrating? The event’s official website describes the impact:

New Knight Reads Titles

Knight Reads is our collection of popular fiction and non-fiction reading. There are Knight Reads collections in the John C. Hitt Library and in the Rosen Library. Check out these titles we just added to the Knight Reads shelves in the John C. Hitt Library: If you’d like to suggest a title to add to […]

Research Life Cycle

New Video: Research Lifecycle

The UCF Libraries released a new video to guide viewers through the Research Lifecycle (RLC) model. The RLC was created by the UCF Libraries’ Scholarly Communication Task Force in order to: Help understand the research process Show the location and types of services available for researchers Highlight missing support areas in order to establish new […]

Love your data

Love Your Data Week 2017

Let us wish you a great Love Your Data Week! This international event exists to help researchers take care of their data. Each day this week focuses on a specific aspect of data. If you are a researcher or deal with data regularly, you can participate in this event by considering these topics each day […]

New Africana Studies online collections

In honor of Black History Month, the UCF Libraries and the Department of Africana Studies would like to announce the acquisition of five new African American primary source databases. These collections, which were acquired as part of a technology fee proposal, fill a crucial need for primary source material related to the far-ranging field of […]

"Familiar" by Jessica McRory, winner of the 2016 UCF Student Book Arts Competition

Exhibit: UCF Student Book Arts Competition

The UCF Libraries Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce the UCF Student Book Arts Competition Exhibit. Each year since 2005, Special Collections & University Archives invites UCF students to submit one of a kind books called artist books. Unlike traditional books, artist books are handmade to reflect personal artistic visions of their creators […]

Open Heart Open Mic Tuesday 2/7 at 12-1:30PM

Join us for a lunch break Open Heart Open Mic on Tuesday, February 7th from 12-1:30PM in John C. Hitt Library room 223. The UCF Libraries is partnering with the Women’s & Gender Studies Program to present an ongoing open mic event series. You are welcome to bring a story, poem, song, or any other vocal presentation […]

Black History Month

The national celebration of African American History was started by Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard-trained historian and the founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and first celebrated as a weeklong event in February of 1926. After a half century of overwhelming popularity, the event was expanded to a full month […]

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