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Noise and Closure Alerts, beginning 6/22

1st & 2nd Floors Restrooms on the 1st and 2nd Floors in the “back half” of the building are closed for renovation. Newly renovated restrooms are open on the 3rd and 4th Floors. 3rd Floor The “back half” of the library is closed on the 3rd floor for the installation of sprinklers. Need a book on the shelves […]

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Featured Bookshelf: LGBTQIA Pride Month

It’s Pride Month! Time for shouting out the celebration of the LGBTQIA community (yes, there are more than lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in the queer community). June was chosen to honor the Stonewall Riots which happened in 1969. Like other celebratory months, LGBT Pride Month started as a weeklong series of events and expanded […]

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Summer Knights Reading Challenge – Win Prizes!!

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge runs from June 1 to August 1, 2017 and is open to all UCF students, faculty, and staff. Participation Submit the number of pages you read on our Summer Knights Reading Challenge guide. Check the leaderboard each week. Grand Prizes Read the most pages overall and win a 6″ Amazon Kindle, courtesy […]

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Noise and Closure Alerts, beginning 5/17

1st & 2nd Floors Restrooms on the 1st and 2nd Floors in the “back half” of the building are closed for renovation. Newly renovated restrooms are open on the 3rd and 4th Floors. 4th Floor The “front half” of library is closed on the 4th Floor for the installation of sprinklers. Need a book on shelves QR-Z? Find […]

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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 […]

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Noise and Closure Alerts, beginning 5/3

2nd Floor Java City area closed.  Knowledge Commons remains open.  Use bank of three elevators to access InterLibrary Loan, Mezzanine Restrooms, and 5th floor (Acquisitions, Administration, Cataloging, Special Collections).  Request Knight Reads via the online catalog or at Circulation Services.  South stairwell closed on 2nd floor unless in case of emergency.  Use elevators or Front, […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May was officially designated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Congress in 1992 (Public Law 102-450 if you want to read the specifics). As you can imagine, Asian Pacific American covers a fair amount of area. An Asian Pacific American is an American (whether born, naturalized, or other) who was born on or has […]

Monday is Zen Day in the John C. Hitt Library

Join us on Monday, May 1st from 9am-5pm in John C. Hitt Library room 223 if you’re looking for a space to chill out. Meditation classes will be held at 10am & 1pm. Bring your own yoga mat, or use one of the mats provided by Wellness & Health Promotion Services.

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Haiku by You Poetry Contest Winner

Congratulations to Zoe Smith, the winner of the UCF Libraries 2017 Haiku by You Poetry Contest. Her poem, The Best Things in Life Are, has become a permanent part of the UCF Digital Collections in the KnightVerse section Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS).   The Best Things in Life Are by Zoe Smith Fleeting […]

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Ode to a Library Poetry Contest Winner

Congratulations to Serena Pancham, the winner of the UCF Libraries 2017 Ode to a Library Poetry Contest. Her poem, Cardboard Skins, has become a permanent part of the UCF Digital Collections in the KnightVerse section Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS).   Cardboard Skins -Serena Pancham We begin in silence In deafening silence […]

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