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Universal Orlando Foundation Library

Photo of Universal Orlando Foundation Library interior, including the current periodicals area, study tables, and the front desk.Our beautiful, 9,000 square-foot branch library is an integral component of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, located at 9907 Universal Boulevard near International Drive and the Orange County Convention Center, in the heart of central Florida's tourist and convention region. The Rosen College, founded in 2004, is a branch campus of the University of Central Florida.

The Universal Orlando Foundation Library serves the research needs and interests of the Rosen College's students, staff, and faculty, as well as the needs of the greater UCF community. The Library also serves as an information resource center for the hospitality industry in central Florida.

In support of the college's curriculum, the Universal Orlando Foundation Library's collections are focused on the entire hospitality industry, with particular strengths in the areas of event management, golf and club management, lodging management, restaurant management, theme park management, and tourism management. Universal Orlando Foundation Library materials are indexed in the UCF Library Catalog.

World Tourism Organization Depository Library Logo The Library features a collection of more than 10,000 titles (with capacity for over 15,000), approximately 100 current print periodical subscriptions, and access to the main UCF library's collection of over 2 million volumes and more than 29,000 print and electronic periodical subscriptions.

The Universal Orlando Foundation Library also serves as a World Tourism Organization (WTO) depository library, a distinction bestowed upon only six libraries in the United States.

In addition to a rich collection, the Library offers seating for 150 at tables and individual study carrels, 34 public access computers, 12 wireless laptops for checkout, a 25-seat instruction room, DVD/VHS players, group study rooms, public photocopiers and printers, and a UCF Knight Cash machine.

Photo of Universal Orlando Foundation Library interior, including study tables, windows, and bookshelves.Normal full staffing consists of two librarians, three support staff, and several student assistants. Services offered by the Universal Orlando Foundation Library Staff include research assistance, help and advice in the use of the library and its materials, interlibrary loan from other libraries around the world, and hands-on instruction in the use of the online catalog and other electronic resources.

For directions, hours, news, and more, please visit our About the Library page.

If you have any questions about our library or services, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Last updated April 01, 2014 8:23:38 AM

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