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STEM Workshops: Research, Data & Tools

Planning Your Literature Review

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Classroom Bldg. I, Room 220

Good strategies provide a sound basis for planning your literature review. The first part of this session highlights strategies for conducting literature searches, identifying related sources, staying up to date on relevant publications, and Google Scholar tips. The second-part of the session will introduce STEM resources and citation management tools (EndNote, RefWorks, & Mendeley). Please bring your laptop or device for hands-on practice.

To register for this session, please use the following link Planning Your Literature Review

Flex Your Data Management Muscles

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00-pm 5:00 pm
Classroom Bldg. I, Room 220

Healthy data management builds a foundation for strong research. Exercise your abilities to document, store, and share data using data management processes and tools. This session will cover the components of a data management plan and introduce participants to the DMPTool. Please bring your laptop or device for hands-on practice

To register for this session, please use the following link Flex Your Data Management Muscles

Please join us in the Spring 2020 for workshops on Data Visualization and Research Impact Metrics. Check UCF Libraries Events Page for details to follow: https://library.ucf.edu/about/news-events/

For registration questions, please contact Corinne.Bishop@ucf.edu or Sarah.Norris@ucf.edu

Custom Peer Review Week

Peer Review Week 2019

Welcome to the fifth annual Peer Review Week (PRW)! The theme for this year’s event is “Quality in Peer Review,” and will take place between September 16 – September 20, 2019. This global event was created to connect researchers in their quest to highlight and share the benefits peer review brings to scholarly communication.

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Hidden Artists Exhibit

Hidden Artists: UCF Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit

Hidden Artists is a group of UCF employees from across departments and campuses who create art outside of their daily jobs. Founded by Judy Bragg Pardo, Hidden Artists have exhibited together since 2008. From painting, drawing, photography, jewelry, and mixed media, the works of these artistic employees are on display at the exhibit wall of the John C. Hitt Library. The exhibit features works from UCF Libraries’ staff Jacqui Johnson, Jess Langone, and Chris Saclolo.

The exhibit runs from August to the end of September:

Hidden Artists Reception
Thursday September 12, 2019 @ 4 – 6 p.m.
UCF John C. Hitt Library. Room 223
Refreshments | Live Music by Zachary Harriott, Carlos Perez, and Jacob Moquin
Open to the public

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1st Floor Closed August 5 – August 26

The 1st Floor will be closed Monday, August 5 to Sunday, August 26.  The 1st floor (lowest level) of the John C. Hitt Library will be closed for work related to construction of the 21st Century Library project.  2nd (main), 3rd, 4th and 5th floors will remain open.  Assistance with Government Documents can be requested at the Research and Information Desk on 2nd (main) floor.

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