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Noise and Closure Alerts, beginning 5/17

1st & 2nd Floors Restrooms on the 1st and 2nd Floors in the “back half” of the building are closed for renovation. Newly renovated restrooms are open on the 3rd and 4th Floors. 4th Floor The “front half” of library is closed on the 4th Floor for the installation of sprinklers. Need a book on shelves QR-Z? Find […]

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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 5/3

2nd Floor Java City area closed.  Knowledge Commons remains open.  Use bank of three elevators to access InterLibrary Loan, Mezzanine Restrooms, and 5th floor (Acquisitions, Administration, Cataloging, Special Collections).  Request Knight Reads via the online catalog or at Circulation Services.  South stairwell closed on 2nd floor unless in case of emergency.  Use elevators or Front, […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May was officially designated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Congress in 1992 (Public Law 102-450 if you want to read the specifics). As you can imagine, Asian Pacific American covers a fair amount of area. An Asian Pacific American is an American (whether born, naturalized, or other) who was born on or has […]

Monday is Zen Day in the John C. Hitt Library

Join us on Monday, May 1st from 9am-5pm in John C. Hitt Library room 223 if you’re looking for a space to chill out. Meditation classes will be held at 10am & 1pm. Bring your own yoga mat, or use one of the mats provided by Wellness & Health Promotion Services.

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Haiku by You Poetry Contest Winner

Congratulations to Zoe Smith, the winner of the UCF Libraries 2017 Haiku by You Poetry Contest. Her poem, The Best Things in Life Are, has become a permanent part of the UCF Digital Collections in the KnightVerse section Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS).   The Best Things in Life Are by Zoe Smith Fleeting […]

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Ode to a Library Poetry Contest Winner

Congratulations to Serena Pancham, the winner of the UCF Libraries 2017 Ode to a Library Poetry Contest. Her poem, Cardboard Skins, has become a permanent part of the UCF Digital Collections in the KnightVerse section Showcase of Text, Archives, Research & Scholarship (STARS).   Cardboard Skins -Serena Pancham We begin in silence In deafening silence […]

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Remembering Phyllis J. Hudson

We are saddened today by the passing of an outstanding and beloved colleague, Phyllis J. Hudson. Phyllis J. Hudson worked as a UCF librarian for 34 years. She worked in several departments in the library, most notably in Reference and Instruction, touching the lives of thousands of FTU and UCF students. Phyllis was a tireless […]

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98 seats open up on 4th floor

Good news! 98 seats and the newly-remodeled restroom have now opened up on the quiet 4th floor of the John C. Hitt Library. These seats are located next to the windows on the “south” side of the floor. Work continues on the remainder of that half of the floor, which is still covered with a […]

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Kram for the Exam

Come join us for our annual spring 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, April 25, 1 pm & 6 pm Thursday, April 27, 2 pm & 6 pm Hope to see you here and good luck on […]

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