Category: 21st Century Library

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John C. Hitt Library Closure, 12/16/17 through 1/1/18

Due to a planned power outage during this time, the John C. Hitt Library will be closed from Saturday, 12/16/17 through Monday, 1/1/18. Library resources will be available at library.ucf.edu.

Please return books by Friday, December 15, and check out books you need by Friday, December 15.

Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery

Book requests received after Wednesday, December 6 will be sent forward in January 2018. Article requests will continue to be processed until Wednesday, December 13. Document Delivery requests will be processed until Thursday, December 14.

LibTech

LibTech will perform regularly scheduled maintenance on all items during Winter Break.
iPads will no longer be circulated after 5:00pm on Thursday December 7th.
All other LibTech items (except items with 4 hour loan periods) will no longer be circulated after 5:00pm on Saturday December 9th.

The John C. Hitt Library will open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Photo of front entrance to John C. Hitt library and the Flame of Hope

New electrical outlets

During spring and summer 2017, a total of 105 new electrical outlets were installed in the John C. Hitt Library.
Many are quads, meaning 4 devices can be plugged into the outlet. All have a USB connector. 9 are currently “in process”, almost completed. A few are “swap-outs”, replacing old outlets. But most are completely new, bringing power to seats where it was previously inaccessible.

24 outlets are on the 2nd (main) floor.
29 outlets are on the 3rd floor.
52 are on the 4th floor.

…Giving new meaning to our cheer “Go Knights! CHARGE ON!”

New Restroom

Now open: all restrooms

Work has been completed on the restrooms on the “Student Union side” of the John C. Hitt Library.

Restrooms on 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors have been updated and upgraded to be more accessible.

Thanks to everyone for their patience, with the noise, dust, and inconvenience. It is great to have new restrooms completed as work continues on the 21st Century Library project.

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Update: Noise and Closures

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.

5th Floor

Quiet Study space remains closed for Construction.

Front Stairwell

Closed on all floors, use only in case of emergency.

More information about the 21st Century Library project is at: http://library.ucf.edu/21st/ You can check there for any work alerts. Earplugs remain available at the Circulation Desk.

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