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Total Lunar Eclipse 2019

Join us for the 2019 total lunar eclipse! We start the fun on Thursday, Jan. 17 and end it with a late night viewing of the eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20th. Create a Moon Phase Calendar/Calculator Thurs, January 17, 2019 12pm – 3pm John C. Hitt Library Main Floor A free craft event to ring […]


Stress free searching

Tired of spending all your time searching for articles when you could be reading and writing?  Join us online Tuesday, Jan. 15th from 10:30-11:30 for the first Research Tips Tuesday of spring semester!  In this workshop you will discover the secrets to finding relevant resources quicker using advanced searching methods.  We will explore: How to […]

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Business Coaching and Mentoring Resources

Entrepreneurship Workshop: Business Coaching and Mentoring Resources Jan. 23 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Library Rm. 223 Come learn the valuable resources at UCF that encourage student entrepreneurs with competition, mentoring and support resources. Featuring speakers from I-Corps, UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and Florida SBDC at the University of Central Florida. For more information and […]

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Spring Graduate Workshops

UCF Libraries, in partnership with the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success, is offering a full slate of graduate workshops during the spring 2019 semester including Library Research & Literature Review Strategies, Planning Poster Sessions, EndNote & RefWorks: Citing Made Easy, Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use, Optimizing Your Online Presence, […]

Films available from our Libraries

Due to an unexpected acceleration in expenditures, we are scaling back the streaming video that we offer through Kanopy. UCF pays for most Kanopy films on an on-demand per-title basis. Since launching in 2015, Kanopy has attracted a lot of usage; and as a result our costs have quadrupled and expended our allocation for this year. Films […]

Winter Break Maintenance

LibTech Winter Break Maintenance

LibTech Lending Items will be limited to 4 hour and 24 hour items during the Winter Break starting December 17th, 2018. No Laptops, iPads, Cameras, Projectors, or any other multi-day items are available for checkout as the staff will be doing inventory and maintenance on the items to prepare them for use in the upcoming […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries

UCF Libraries is a proud member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL).  ASERL’s holiday greeting at  provides a beautiful overview of the extraordinary resources of the association’s members, displaying items with a wintry theme from special collections and archives of the member libraries.  UCF’s Special Collections and University Archives contribution is toward […]

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From the Libraries Suggestion Box…

Recent submissions to the Libraries Suggestion Box: There are not enough seats on the 5th Floor!!! There are 170 seats in the 5th Floor Quiet Study Zone, and while we are pleased with the success of this new space, we are aware that there is not enough room for all the students who would like […]

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Researching Patent & Trademark Information

Join the UCF Library as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of becoming a Patent and Trademark depository library!  This one-day FREE seminar, “Researching Patent and Trademark Information”, features a range of informational sessions for inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals.  Topics include: An overview of Intellectual Property How to conduct a patent search How […]

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Kram for the Exam

Come join us for our annual fall Kram for the Exam. SGA will be walking around the John C. Hitt Library handing out goodies and study materials during the following dates and times: Tuesday, December 4th at 12:00 pm Thursday, December 6th at 5:00 pm Hope to see you here and good luck on your […]

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