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Free Student Printing at UCF Libraries

Free Student Printing now at UCF Libraries

UCF Libraries, UCF IT, and UCF Student Government have collaborated to bring Free Student Printing to all UCF Libraries locations! Starting April 19th, 2021, students will now be able to use their weekly $2.00 print funds provided by Student Government towards the cost of printing at UCF Libraries locations. Print jobs will automatically deduct from […]

Complete the Minimizing Misinformation Challenge

All 5 challenges of the Spring 2021 Minimizing Misinformation series are ready for you to flex your muscles and test your information fluency skills.

Research Tips Thursday: Evaluating News Sources

So much news…and not news…so little time! Use these four steps to help you quickly evaluate news items to give you the best opportunity to make informed decisions. You can view the full Research Tips Thursday series at guides.ucf.edu/rtt

Research Tips Thursday: Understanding Types of Research

To really understand an academic article you first need to have a handle on the types of research scholars use to explore theories and hypotheses. This tip will introduce quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research. You can view the full Research Tips Thursday series at guides.ucf.edu/rtt

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Featured Bookshelf: National Poetry Month

We have gathered suggestions to feature 16 books of poetry that are currently in the UCF collection. These works represent the wide range of favorite poets for our faculty and staff. To compliment the works featured on the 2021 list, an additional 200 poetry books grace the shelves of our Featured Display next to the Research & Information Desk on the main floor of the John C. Hitt Library.

Research Tips Thursday: Know Your Numbers: Identifying Misleading Stats

Data is a powerful tool when you need to support an argument, but it can also be used against you! Here are some things to look out for when evaluating data and statistics. You can view the full Research Tips Thursday series at guides.ucf.edu/rtt

Flex your muscles to minimize misinformation

Challenge 3 in the Spring 2021 Minimizing Misinformation series is ready to test your knowledge on evaluating images, and if you have completed the first 2 challenges this one brings a special prize, a Libraries ducky temporary tattoo! Spring 2021 Minimizing Misinformation Challenge 3

Research Tips Thursday: Know Your Numbers

Statistics go a long way to support an argument, but only if you really understand what they mean. In this tip, we’ll take a closer look at common misunderstandings around statistical significance. You can view the full Research Tips Thursday series at guides.ucf.edu/rtt

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Ask A Librarian Featured Question: March 2021

Our featured question this month is: “How do I find peer reviewed articles?” There’s lots of options to use. In the center of the library homepage, you can use QuickSearch, search using the Articles tab, or the Database button to select a specific database that covers your subject area.  QuickSearch searches many of our databases. […]

Research Tips Thursday: Using the DIG Method to Minimize Visual Misinformation

In this age of photoshop and deepfakes, developing expert image evaluation skills is a key element to navigating the information landscape. Learn how the DIG method can help you quickly get to the heart of any image. You can view the full Research Tips Thursday series at guides.ucf.edu/rtt

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