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LibTech – Hurricane Ian Update

LibTech will be closing at 7:00pm on Tuesday September 27th and will remain closed until Monday October 3rd at 10:00am. Please make note of the following: If you have items on loan, please hold onto them and keep them safe / dry. All items that were due Monday 9/26 through Friday 9/30 have had their […]

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Staff Book Recommendations

If you’re having trouble finding your next read, don’t worry, we have lots of reading suggestions from our staff! All the books listed are available in your library for check out. The Last World by Christoph Ransmayr This Austrian author is fond of stories within stories within stories, time-bending, and genre-blurring (also check out his […]

Exhibit: A Splash From The Past

“A Splash from the Past: Homecoming’s History at UCF” exhibit is officially open! Dive into UCF’s rich history of Homecoming. From sports, to performances, and the ever-elusive Spirit Splash ducks origin story, the exhibit features memorabilia from UCF Libraries Special Collections & University Archives. Be sure to check it out at the John C. Hitt […]

2022 June Stillman Scholarship Winner

UCF Libraries is proud to announce that Crystal Lu is the 2022 recipient of the June S. Stillman Memorial Endowed Scholarship.  Lu is a third-year biology student pursuing the pre-vet/zoology track. She owns two pigeons and a green-cheeked parakeet and wishes to study ornithology and conduct research in a medical setting in order to aid […]

How Academic Librarians Are Working with Faculty to Source Affordable Textbooks for Students

Did you know that the library and instructional designers work with faculty to find free course materials? Choice invited the Textbook Affordability Librarian, Lily Dubach, and Sr. Instructional Designer, Dr. John Raible, to speak about a couple examples at UCF. They highlighted an open educational resource (OER) project and library-sourced eBooks, two options that faculty […]

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UCF Libraries International Graduate Student Welcome

The UCF Libraries wish to welcome our international graduate students to a library orientation either in person or via online on August 16, 2022, Tuesday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Attendees will learn how the UCF Library System support our international graduate students and their research. This two-hour event is designed for new and returning international graduate […]

Sounds of Summer Playlist

Summertime and the living is – horribly bright, very hot, and high chance of afternoons showers. Why not take some time to chill out and cool off with UCF Libraries’ new Sounds of Summer playlist? Libraries faculty and staff suggested their favorite summer songs for the Knight community to enjoy. Check out our A side […]

“Something Man Made Is Here” by Amelia Haig (UCF)

Exhibit: 16th Annual Student Book Arts Competition

UCF Libraries’ Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Student Book Arts Competition Exhibit. The competition invited UCF and Rollins College students to submit one-of-a-kind artist books. Unlike traditional books, artist books are handmade to reflect personal artistic visions of their creators ranging from narrative storytelling through but not limited to […]

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Books on display at the main floor of John C. Hitt Library include books that received honors from various book award bodies and written by Asian/Pacific American writers. Books on display include: The Sympathizer: A Novel […]

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Congratulations!

The UCF Libraries is lucky to have so many award winning librarians! Congratulations to Sarah Norris, a recipient of the 2022 UCF Research Incentive Award! The Research Incentive Award recognizes contributions from faculty members who advance the body of knowledge in their field through research, scholarship, and creative activity. Ms. Norris, Scholarly Communication Librarian, is the second […]

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