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Diamond’s Hidden Gems – De-Stress in the Library

The University of Central Florida hosts a variety of resources designated to making sure students are emotionally, mentally, and physically well. The need for these services only increases around finals, where students tend to forgo their well-being in order to prioritize time for studying and certain grades. The UCF Library will be hosting two events […]

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Diamond’s Hidden Gems – KRAM for the Exam

Taking your course finals is a necessary part of your academic journey, and preparing for them is a vital step. This includes more than just reviewing your notes and memorizing information. Preparing includes ensuring that you are mentally, emotionally, and physically sound enough to withstand long exam periods and apply the knowledge you have spent […]

Zen Zones 

The library has something for everyone. If you’re looking for a quiet place to study, reflect, or enjoy a fun read, these spaces are perfect for you! Check out these tranquility tips for activating your calm in the John C. Hitt Library.  Quiet Booths  In our bustling library, we are proud to offer students a […]

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Bookbinding Workshop for Students and Library Patrons

April 11, 2024, 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm Free bookbinding workshop for students and library patrons: The Simply Sewn Book: Japanese Stab Binding with Western Materials with David NeesJohn C. Hitt LibraryUCF Main Campus, Room 170, First Floor Workshop description:The tradition of book binding goes back thousands of years, spanning not only time but place […]

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Excellence in Professional Service 2024 – Kristine Shrauger

Congratulations to Kristine Shrauger for winning the 2023-24 Excellence in Professional Service Award! This faculty award is to honor a member who demonstrates a record of excellence in service to the University of Central Florida and professional service. Besides contributions to the library profession, Kristine has served on the Faculty Senate for nine years, including […]

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Lily Dubach Receives the 2024 Excellence in Librarianship Award

Congratulations to Lily Dubach who has been selected as the 2023-24 Excellence in Librarianship Award winner! The UCF Excellence Awards honor faculty teaching, research, service and advising achievements across campus each year. Lily has been a librarian at UCF since 2017 and is currently the Textbook Affordability Librarian. In this role, she uses her expertise […]

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Video Spotlight – eTextbook Portal

“eTextbook Portal” shows you how to identify if your digital textbook is available for free through the library by using the eTextbook Portal. Click the link to view the video:

Enhancing Student Experience: Print Zone Relocation at Hitt Library  

To address the evolving needs of students and the increasing demand for streamlined printing, copying, and scanning services, the Print Zone in the John C. Hitt Library has relocated to a more prominent and centralized location on the second floor. This move comes with several significant enhancements aimed at providing a more efficient and user-friendly […]

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Diamond’s Hidden Gems – Rosen

Depending on your major, it is possible that you may have to take classes away from the UCF main campus. As a Digital Media student, for example, once you are accepted into the program, most of your degree-classes will be located at the Downtown campus. As students of these alternative campuses, you have access to […]

UCF Libraries “Love your Libraries” sticker contest!

The UCF Libraries is sponsoring their second “Love your Libraries” sticker contest! UCF Students are invited to submit original design entries no larger than 4” x 3”. Entries should be submitted as an image file (TIFF,JPEG, BMP, PNG, or GIF format). The library will select one winning design that reflects the library to print and […]

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