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National Poetry Month

Downtown Library Feature: What’s a Poet Laureate?

Happy National Poetry month! Did you know that the United States has an official poet? What is the United States Poet Laureate? The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry — the full title — is the nation’s official advocate for the worth and impact of poetry. The Poet Laureate is appointed annually by the Librarian of […]

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Featured Bookshelf: National Poetry Month

Welcome to National Poetry Month! The Academy of American Poets, inspired by the success of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, created National Poetry Month in 1996. It is the largest literary celebration in the world and UCF Libraries are proud to do their part. UCF Libraries have gathered suggestions to feature 12 books […]

2020 Poetry Month Contests

Are you looking for something fun to take your mind off everything that’s happening in the world right now? Have you thought about writing poetry? The UCF Libraries 2020 Poetry Contests are now open for submissions. Try your hand at crafting a charming haiku or a slick limerick all from the comfort of your room. […]

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Downtown Library Feature: Women’s History Month

March marks Women’s History Month and St. Patrick’s Day, and the Downtown Campus Library is celebrating.  Our Women’s History Month exhibit features four women who have significantly contributed to four of the fields that Downtown Campus students study: Urban Planning, Culinary Sciences, Health Services, and Digital Media. Come see who we have featured and read […]

WomanFest2020

All WomanFest 2020 events for March 19 will be rescheduled for the Fall 2020 semester. Date to be announced in a few weeks. UCF Libraries and the Women’s & Gender Studies Program are proud to announce the 4th annual WomanFest! Join us for four events featuring amazing women from around campus and in history. Thursday, […]

STEAM Workshops: Research, Data & Tools

*These workshop have been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Data Visualization Tools, Data Sources & Data Clean-Up Monday, March 16, 20202:00 pm – 3:30 pmJohn C. Hitt Library, Room 223 Data visualization tools can be useful when considering sharing data and data analysis in visually compelling ways. Yet, understanding how to […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month began as a week-long celebration in Sonoma, California in 1978 which was centered around International Women’s Day on March 8. A year later during a women’s history conference at Sarah Lawrence College, participants learned how successful the week was and decided to initiate similar in their own areas. President Carter issued the […]

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No Textbook Required

Not being able to afford a textbook shouldn’t get in the way of learning. In recognition of Open Education Week (March 2-6), UCF Libraries are spotlighting the efforts of just a few faculty who have made course materials available to students at no cost. Course: AML 3031 Professor: Farrah Cato created this textbook as part […]

Women’s History Film: Filthy Dreamers

Wednesday, March 4, 20202:00 – 4:00 pmJohn C. Hitt Library room 223 Join UCF Libraries for a film screening of the College Television Emmy award winning documentary, Filthy Dreamers. This student-produced project focuses on efforts to restrict academic freedom for women who attended Florida State College for Women in the late 1920s. Project faculty advisers […]

Women First at UCF Exhibit

Exhibit: Women First at UCF

Exhibit: Friday, February 28th through Thursday, April 30th, 2020 Reception: Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 4:00 – 6:00 pm, John C. Hitt Library room 223 The Women First at UCF Project is a collaboration between Dr. M. C. Santana (Women’s and Gender Studies), Dr. Robert Cassanello (History), Mary Rubin, Eli Jimenez, and Christopher Saclolo (Special Collections […]

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