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FREE Business Databases Workshop Series

Bridging Ideas and Information: Business Databases for Campus Innovators

If you’re an entrepreneurial student looking to gain a competitive edge, then you won’t want to miss our upcoming series of workshops on business databases. Our workshops are designed to help you navigate the complex world of business research and provide you with the tools you need to succeed. Register for one or more sessions
Here’s a quick overview of what you can expect:

1. Navigating Industry Landscapes: A Deep Dive into Business Databases
January 25, 2024, 12noon – 1pm
Learn how to navigate the complex world of business databases and gain a deeper understanding of industry landscapes.

2. Decoding Company DNA: Advanced Techniques in Company Research
February 29, 2024, 12noon – 1pm
Discover advanced techniques for researching companies

3. Cracking the Market Code: Strategies for Effective Market Research
March 28, 2024, 12noon – 1pm
Learn how to crack the market code and develop effective strategies for market research.

4. Mapping Success: Demographic and Location Research for Entrepreneurs
April 18, 2024, 12noon – 1pm
Gain insights into demographic and location research and learn how to map your way to success.

All workshops will be held in room 170 of the John C Hitt Library and are open to UCF students of all majors.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into the world of business research
and take your entrepreneurial skills to the next level!

Free Knight, Open Mic, Wed, 11/15/2023. 7pm-9pm. Hitt Library, Rm 402.

Free Knight, Open Mic  – Open Mic at John C. Hitt Library

Have a poem you’d like to read,
a piece of music you’d like to
play, or need to practice a
speech in front of an audience?

Whether it’s a stand-up bit that
needs some work or you just
have something to say and you
need someone to hear it,
share what you’d like at
Free Knight, Open Mic!

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023
7 PM – 9 PM
Room 402


  • Presenters will have up to 10 minutes allotted for setup, presentation,
  • and breakdown.
  • Slots are limited – contact as soon as possible for registration.
  • Walk ins welcome as time permits – no guarantees.

For more information, please contact

See you there!

Library Resources Unleashed: Fueling Startup Innovation and Success

Library Resources Unleashed: Fueling Startup Innovation and Success

In this interactive session, we’ll delve into how to strategically leverage business databases available at UCF Libraries to gain insights that will set your startup apart in the competitive landscape.  

Date: October 24, 2023, Tuesday, 3pm
Location: Blackstone Launchpad, Student Union

Phase-IID Silent Study 3D render

Six Public Forums Announced Covering the Hitt Library’s 4th Floor Renovation

Information about the Hitt Library’s 4th Floor renovation (Phase IID) and the deaccessioning work are now available on the 21st Century Library website. Learn about the underlying principles and goals for the project and see some preliminary diagrams and renderings of the spaces. The renovation includes spaces for individual and group study, meeting and conference rooms, and technology studios for discovery, creation, and research. 

Want to hear more or ask questions about the renovation and deaccessioning work from Library Dean Beau Case? If so, then come to one of the six public forums where there will be a presentation followed by a question-and-answer period. No registration needed, just show up! All events take place in the John C. Hitt Library, Room 402. See this map of campus for directions. 

Questions about these events can be sent to Megan Haught, Executive Assistant to the Dean. 

Knightro reading in a hammock

Summer Knights Reading Challenge

Knightro’s Summer Reading BINGO

Knightro’s Summer Reading BINGO Block out your BINGO card by reading selections in a variety of categories.

Once you complete a BINGO (one row, column or diagonal), you’re up for a prize!

Little Knights Reading Challenge

Little Knights Reading Challenge Color in a Knightro for every story you read, then have a parent/guardian submit the completion form for a certificate! Plus, a lucky few Little Knights will be randomly selected to receive a prize.

Register for the Challenges

Register Here:

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