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Springs Exhibit

Stop by the Rosen campus library to check out our new exhibit, Florida’s Natural Springs! What better way to start the spring semester than by exploring the bubbling, cold spring waters that make Florida’s ecosystem so unique. The exhibit features items such as photographs, pamphlets, sketches, and newspaper articles that tell a brief history of […]

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Temporary 3rd Floor Closure at the John C. Hitt

The 3rd floor of the John C. Hitt Library will be closed between Tuesday, January 19 – Saturday, January 23, 2021. This temporary closure is part of the preparation for the upcoming renovations to the 3rd floor spaces which will begin later this year. Stairwells and elevators will be marked with signs and caution tape […]

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Research Tips Thursday: Save Time, Lower Stress and Get Better Grades

Start the new semester off with a resolution you can’t wait to keep! Spend two minutes or less with the UCF libraries each Thursday learning a new skill that will make your life less stressful and improve your research. See our Research Tips Thursday archives for more videos:

Foundations of Data Management Library Workshop Series

UCF Libraries presents a Spring 2021 Foundations of Data Management Library Workshop Series starting this February. We will hold a monthly workshop for the next three months remotely via Zoom, covering topics like finding data sources from a multi-disciplinary perspective, how to manage your data properly, and how to maximize the impact of your research. […]

NEA Big Read: Silver Sparrow

Pick up your complimentary copy of Tayari Jones’s Silver Sparrow and learn more about how you can participate in the NEA Big Read: Central Florida. Tables will be located at both entrances to the John C. Hitt Library (near the Reflecting Pond and at the Student Union plaza) Monday, January 11, 2021, from 1-3 pm.

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Ask A Librarian Featured Question: December 2020

Our featured question this month is: “Why can’t I log in to access online resources off campus? Here are some options you can try: Use another browser Clear your cache and cookies Reset your NID password If you logged in through WebCourses and used Library Tools, try logging on directly through the library website instead […]

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Featured Bookshelf: 2020 Staff Favorites

Each December, the UCF Libraries’ Featured Bookshelf celebrates the favorite books of employees of the UCF Libraries. And you know a major thing about librarians and library staff? They love talking about their favorite books. The books listed below are some of the favorite books we read in 2020. Click on the link below to […]

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Research Tips Thursday: Following the Research Conversation

The key to understanding a situation is to get the whole story, and in research that means tracing the scholarly conversation. This last Research Tip Thursday of the Fall Semester with show you how to jump backwards and forwards through a scholarly conversation using just one article. Find this video and more at

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Ask A Librarian Featured Question: November 2020

Welcome to the Libraries new blog topic: Ask A Librarian Featured Questions. Our popular virtual Ask Us reference service supports the UCF community from wherever they are located. It provides options for chat and text from the UCF Libraries’ homepage in addition to phone and email support. The most asked question on Ask Us: “How […]

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Faculty Support: Planning for spring? We can help!       

We hope this fall semester has gone great. As you are preparing for your spring 2021 classes remember we are here to help!    Our Information Literacy Modules can be assigned for the Academic Engagement Requirement.   Check the library to see if we have you textbook available online with unlimited users or if there are open educational resources available.   We have many streaming videos […]

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