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Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum

The Fall 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Forum is a free, half-day program sponsored by the UCF Libraries, the UCF College of Graduate Studies, and SAGE Publishing. The program is designed for doctoral and master’s students who are currently working on a thesis or dissertation proposal (or draft), conducting literature review research, or related projects. Forum sessions offer […]

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IEEE Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP: https://guides.ucf.edu/UCF-LIB-IEEE Featured Panelists Phil Dumas, UCF Electrical Engineering graduate, class of 2005. Phil appeared on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank (Season 3 finale) to pitch UniKey, and was the first company to receive an offer from all five Sharks. Jennifer Adams McKinley, UCF […]

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Exhibit: Walt Disney, Impresario of Consumption

Walt Disney revolutionized the film and art markets, and in the 1930s, he took on the consumer market with the development of the all-encompassing marketing program. Every Disney film, beginning with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, has included a complete marketing campaign, and the successful marketing of Disney characters has brought beloved characters into […]

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Veterans Day – 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017, is Veterans Day, a day to gratefully remember those who have served our country. Just a reminder that UCF Libraries will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. The UCF Libraries joins in the celebration by saluting five of its own employees.   Salute! Rich Gause, Government Documents […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Native American Heritage Month

November in the United States is Native American Heritage Month, also referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. It celebrates the rich history and diversity of America’s native peoples and educates the public about historical and current challenges they face. Native American Heritage Month was first declared by presidential proclamation in 1990 […]

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Congratulations Knight Terror Winners!

Congratulations to our two Knight Terror winners!   1st place: “Chasing Cars” by Jillian M. Carver 2nd place: “Twitch” by Ryan M. Parente   Both are now a part of our KnightVerse in STARS! Thank you to everyone who submitted a story. There were a lot of very scary stories to choose from which made […]

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President Kennedy assassination papers

A Research Guide on the recently-released papers on the investigation of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 is available at https://guides.ucf.edu/jfk/assassination. Compiled by Government Documents librarian Rich Gause, the guide provides links to the 5 million page collection opened up on 10/26 by the National Archives, as well as links to the Warren Commission […]

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National Novel Writing Month at John C. Hitt Library

This November the UCF John C. Hitt Library will be hosting our second annual series National Novel Writing Month activities. What is National Novel Writing Month you ask? National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo for short, is a month long writing challenge that began in 1999 and is run by nanowrimo.org. The goal is […]

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USPTO speaker: Trademark Basics

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 12 pm to 1:30 pm Join us as Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Educational Outreach at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, presents Trademark Basics: What every small business should know now, not later, information essential to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business students at both the undergraduate and graduate […]

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