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Getting Back to Basics at Downtown Campus Library

Start the new year by starting something new! The Downtown Campus Library has books on display to help you find a new interest or hobby. Have you wanted to learn more about freshwater fish native to Florida? Or what about the basics of supply chain management? We have you covered at the DTC Library. Have […]

Research Computing and Data Workshops Series: Foundations of Data Management Workshops

The UCF Libraries presents a Spring 2022 Foundations of Data Management Library Workshop Series starting in February. These workshops are a part of the Research Computing and Data Workshop Series, which is being jointly presented by UCF Library, UCF Graduate and Research IT, and UCF Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC). The UCF Libraries will hold […]

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Spring 2022 Downtown Campus Information Social

Join the UCF College of Graduate Studies and UCF Libraries for the Spring 2022 Downtown Campus Information Social that will be hosted virtually on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 PM.   This information session will highlight services provided by the College of Graduate Studies, the John C. Hitt Library located on UCF’s main campus, and the Downtown Campus library. UCF graduate students enrolled in Downtown Campus programs are invited to attend to meet Graduate Studies […]

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Central Florida Future Digitization Complete

The UCF Libraries’ Special Collections & University Archives and Digital Initiatives departments are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize the University of Central Florida’s student newspaper. The publication ran from 1968 to 2016.    The newspaper’s first issue appeared on October 7, 1968, to coincide with the first day of classes at […]

Find your way to perfect resources

Feeling lost in a sea of irrelevant sources? Find your way to the best sources for your project in record time with these tips! Image by Emily Parente

Welcome Beau Case, Inaugural Dean of Libraries

Dean Case comes to the UCF Libraries from the University of Toledo where he served as Dean since 2017. Previously he held various roles, including Head of Arts & Humanities, at the University of Michigan library. As a Ph.D. candidate in experiential learning (degree anticipated May 2022), one of his key outcomes at Toledo was […]

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UCF Librarian, Ven Basco, awarded Gates Alumni Award

Congratulations to Ven Basco! The UCF Libraries is proud to announce that the 2021 Jean Key Gates Distinguished Alumni Award of the USF School of Information has been awarded to our own Ven Basco! This award is given in honor of USF Professor Emerita of the same name. The award is presented annually to an […]

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International Games Week 2021 at Downtown Campus Library

Take a moment to relax before the stress of finals by playing some games; visit the Downtown Campus Library between November 7-13 for International Games Week! International Games Week began as International Games Day in 2007 as an attempt to break a world record for the most people playing the same game simultaneously. It has […]

STARS has an Institutional Repository All-Star!

Congratulations to Lee Dotson for being named an Institutional Repository All-Star during the Digital Commons North American Conference 2021! Ms. Dotson is the interim department head for Technology Solutions & Digital Initiatives and has been the Repository Manager for STARS since it launched in 2015. UCF’s Lee Dotson was one of four 2021 IR All […]

Open Access Publishing Support for UCF Researchers

Open access provides free access to scholarly research to anyone, anywhere in the world. However, publishing in open access may not be free for authors. That’s because there may be costs associated with publishing. In some open access journals, if an author wants to publish and make their work openly accessible, they will often have […]

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