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ISO Quiet Study Space

If studying for your finals in peaceful solitude sounds like your version of bliss then look no further than the 4th or 5th floors of the John C. Hitt Library.

As designated quiet zones, you’ll be able concentrate on your studies in silence. Well, mostly silent. Because construction.

Check out this video with Renee Montgomery for a closer look at the 4th and 5th floors.

PS – make any floor a quiet floor with free earplugs at the Circulation desk!

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Short Cuts: From the Ground Up

Where can you find giant maps, study space, and books for days?

The first floor, of course! No, not the floor with the coffee shop. The one beneath that.

Take the stairs or the elevator and visit the first floor of the John C. Hitt Library. Follow Carrie Moran in this quick tour of the place that the government documents department calls home.

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Short Cuts: 72 ways to say hello

If you’ve ever considered learning Japanese or maybe Russian slang, Mango Languages is the database for you!

Join a few of your UCF librarians for a speedy overview of one of our library’s newest resources.

The Mango Languages learning platform offers online courses in 72 languages and counting. With translation tools, specialized courses on culture and etiquette, and foreign films, Mango is your go-to resource for language learning.

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New items at LibTech

The John C. Hitt Library has lots of new tech for student use this semester including projectors, cameras, laptops* and more. Watch Matt DeSalvo, our End User Computing Specialist, highlight the new equipment available for checkout at the third floor LibTech desk. This video is second installment in our new Short Cuts video series. Short Cuts videos highlights library news, staff, resources, and services in a fast paced format.

*The MacBooks featured in this video are being prepared for student use and may not be immediately available.

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Short Cuts: Knowledge Commons

Spotlight on the Knowledge Commons

Whether you’re a new UCF student or returning for your senior year, the John C. Hitt Library’s Knowledge Commons on the second floor of the library has something for everyone! Join Rachel Mulvihill, one of our friendly UCF Librarians, on a quick tour of the services and spaces available to the UCF community. This video is the first of many in our new Short Cuts video series. Short Cuts videos will highlight library news, staff, resources, and services in a fast paced format.

 

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