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1st Floor Now Open!

The John C. Hitt Library is happy to announce that the 1st Floor is now re-opened! We had to close the 1st Floor late this summer to allow our crew the ability to clear out several stacks of books and re-arrange other parts of the collection. The construction crew also erected a temporary wall to […]

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Tools for Entrepreneurial Success

Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Tools for Entrepreneurial Success Nov. 15 | 1-2:45 p.m. | Library Rm. 223 Business names and brands, product logos, original artwork, secret recipes, and inventions are all forms of intellectual property that one can lose the rights to if measures aren’t taken to protect them! Come learn about patents, trademarks, trade […]

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Take a Book, Leave a Book

Need some holiday break reading? UCF Libraries will be hosting a Take a Book, Leave a Book event on Monday, November 19 (the week of Thanksgiving break) from 11 am to 1 pm. The UCF community is welcome to browse the selection an take a book that they found interesting. If you would like to […]

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Featured Bookshelf: Native American Heritage Month

November in the United States is Native American Heritage Month, also referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. It celebrates the rich history and diversity of America’s native peoples and educates the public about historical and current challenges they face. Native American Heritage Month was first declared by presidential proclamation in 1990 […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Knight Terror winners!

Congratulations to our two Knight Terror: Haunting the Stacks winners!   1st place: “The Name Book” by Daniel Ceruti 2nd place: “Jaw Breaker” by Morgan Campbell   Both are now a part of our KnightVerse in STARS! Thank you to everyone who submitted a story. There were a lot of very scary stories to choose from which […]

Día de los Muertos at UCF Libraries

Join the UCF Libraries in celebrating Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead.  This is a traditional Mexican holiday when families and friends gather to honor and remember those that have died.  Typically on Day of the Dead, elaborate altars are created and offerings are made to aid loved ones on their spiritual […]

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Closure and noise alert–2nd floor closure; 4th floor noise

The back of the main (2nd) floor Knowledge Commons will be closed beginning Monday, October 29, to prepare for construction of a temporary wall.  The exterior wall, on the Student Union side, will be eventually be demolished as the “connector” is built.  The connector building will join the existing building with the Automated Retrieval Center […]

Open Access Week 2018 Events

OCTOBER 22-25, 2018 Welcome Players! Open Access week is almost done loading! Come join the UCF Libraries on their quest to inform all those who dare to play the game of content creation. There will be opportunities all week to be part of educational and fun game-themed events. To learn more about how you can level […]

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New Items at the Rosen Library: October 2018

The Rosen library’s collection supports the research, teaching, and learning activities of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. It is home to many interesting books and materials located nowhere else in the UCF Library collection. Subjects found at the Rosen library include hospitality, tourism, food and beverage management, event management, entertainment management, and more. Beginning […]

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