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Religion & Sexuality Film Series

The roads we travel in life are interesting and varied. One of the more complicated aspects happens at the intersection of Religion and Sexuality. Join UCF Libraries and the Religion & Cultural Studies Program for a series of films that examine what happens when religion and sexuality meet from the perspective of three different traditions.   “Undressing Israel: […]

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Noise alert: Pardon our duck!

Intermittent noise will continue in the John C. Hitt Library, but a new source of noise is just starting.   From now until the start of October, Monday through Friday, between 5:00 p.m. and closing, bricks will be “popped off” the back of the library building (“Student Union side”). It may be noisy with drilling and […]

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Library open until 5 after classes end on gameday, Friday 9/21

Friday, September 21 is another exciting gameday for the UCF Knights.  Although classes will end, and most of campus will close at 2.30 p.m., the John C. Hitt Library will remain open until 5.00 p.m., giving students a chance to get a head start on research, reading, writing and homework before the weekend begins. Kickoff against […]

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New Fall Exhibit at the Rosen Library Featuring Disney Items

The Rosen Library’s Fall exhibit, Yesterday’s World: Documenting the Walt Disney World Parks, 1969-2004, shines a spotlight on the history of the theme parks that put Orlando on the map! Featuring materials from the UCF Libraries’ Special Collections & University Archives, the exhibit includes: Early planning documents and promotional materials Park maps and show schedules […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, established in 1988, runs from September 15 through October 15. It recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the United States. Florida in particular has a strong Hispanic legacy including the oldest inhabited city in the U.S., St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565 by the […]

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Quiet Study Zone Ribbon-Cutting, 9.00 a.m., Friday 8/24

Join Dr. Joel Hartman,Vice President, Information Technologies and Resources, Dr. Maribeth Ehasz, Vice President, Student Development and Enrollment Services, and Josh Bolona, Student Body President, for a short Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, at 9.00 a.m., Friday, August 24, at the main entrance to the Quiet Study Zone on the 5th Floor. Quiet Study will be closed on […]

Explore Mars!

Man on Mars: Mission to the Red Planet Friday, August 24th 1:00 pm John C. Hitt Library Room 223 Horizon goes behind the scenes at NASA to discover how it is preparing for its most ambitious and daring mission: to land men – and possibly women – on the surface of Mars. It’s over 40 […]

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Summer Knights Reading Challenge – The Winners Are!

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge ended on August 1, 2018. 189 UCF students, faculty, and staff participated in the challenge. A total of 543,014 pages were read. 1st Place: Amazon Kindle Voyage (courtesy of UCF Tech Product Center) was awarded to Katie Kirwan 2nd Place: 6” Amazon Kindle (courtesy of UCF Tech Product Center) was awarded to Meena Roberts 3rd Place: $50 Starbucks […]

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Graduate Research Essentials Online Workshop

Join us online for a Graduate Research Essentials Workshop on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Graduate Research Essentials is a 90-minute online workshop that highlights discipline-specific resources and library research strategies that can help you conduct literature searches for research projects, literature reviews, and coursework. This session is designed for graduate students enrolled […]

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