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Get that 4th floor book!

4th floor stacks for call numbers from N to QP, shelved on the “Student Union side” of the floor, may be inaccessible to the average human. But John C. Hitt Library folks are not average humans! With a few key strokes, we can get that book for you. At, click on the white “Books/Catalog” […]

Now Open for Quiet Study: 235A, Main Floor

Room 235A, in the Infusion/Java City area on the main floor, will be open for quiet study to alleviate crowding in the remaining 4th floor quiet study area on the “Reflecting Pond” side of the John C. Hitt Library. The “back half” of the 4th floor is closed for the installation of sprinklers for fire […]

New Knight Reads Titles

Knight Reads is our collection of popular fiction and non-fiction reading. There are Knight Reads collections in the John C. Hitt Library and in the Rosen Library. Check out these titles we just added to the Knight Reads shelves in the John C. Hitt Library: If you’d like to suggest a title to add to […]

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Noise and Closure Alerts, beginning 3/20

3rd Floor Restrooms on the 3rd floor in the “back half” of the building will remain closed for renovation. 4th Floor Starting Monday night, 3/20, the “Student Union side” of the 4th floor of the John C. Hitt Library will be closed for the installation of sprinklers. Materials in call numbers N through QP will […]

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Noise and Closure Alerts

Spring Break closures include: ** The back half of the second (main) floor of the John C. Hitt Library will be closed, starting Friday evening, March 10, and reopening on Monday, March 20. Turner construction will be installing fire sprinklers in the area. You can request items from the Reference collection, located in the work […]

Our Favorite Female Authors

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked our librarians who their favorite female authors are. Here is what they shared! Missy Murphey – Research & Information S.E. Hinton Barbara Alderman – Regional Campuses Agatha Christie Annie Jacobsen Tim Bottorff – Rosen Library Emily Dickinson Mary Shelley Sai Deng – Cataloging Eileen Chang Jane Austen […]

Win Prizes with the UCF Mobile App

In Spring of 2017, UCF is piloting location based notifications with the UCF Mobile app. These notifications will only be available if you enter a specific location on campus. This includes the John C. Hitt Library, Technology Commons, and Technology Product Center. When you view a notification through the UCF Mobile app, you will be […]

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month began as a week-long celebration by 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 […]

WomanFest 2017 in ONE week

Just one week until WomanFest 2017! Smart women! Zines! Words! Bake Sale! Tuesday, March 8th in John C. Hitt Library room 223 10:30-11:45 AAUW Panel on Women’s Leadership 12:00-1:15 Open Mic 1:30-2:45 Zine workshop with Dr. Leandra Preston-Sidler Come for all of it, or just 10 minutes. Kathleen Hanna wants you to be here, so […]

Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week 2017

Happy Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week! This annual event runs from February 20 – February 24, 2017. Fair use (United States) and fair dealing (Canada, Australia, etc.) provide exceptions to copyright. Why are we celebrating? The event’s official website describes the impact:

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