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Summer Knights Reading Challenge

Summer Knights Reading Challenge – The Winners Are!

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge ended on August 1, 2018.

189 UCF students, faculty, and staff participated in the challenge.

A total of 543,014 pages were read.

1st Place: Amazon Kindle Voyage (courtesy of UCF Tech Product Center) was awarded to Katie Kirwan

2nd Place: 6” Amazon Kindle (courtesy of UCF Tech Product Center) was awarded to Meena Roberts

3rd Place: $50 Starbucks gift card (courtesy of Starbucks located at 895 N. Alafaya Trail) was awarded to Taylor Shepard

4th Place: $25 Longhorn Steakhouse gift card (courtesy of UCF Libraries) was awarded to Shawn Livermore

 

Thanks to all of the participants in the Summer Knights Reading Challenge!

Graduate Research Essentials Workshops

Graduate Research Essentials Online Workshop

Join us online for a Graduate Research Essentials Workshop on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Graduate Research Essentials is a 90-minute online workshop that highlights discipline-specific resources and library research strategies that can help you conduct literature searches for research projects, literature reviews, and coursework.

This session is designed for graduate students enrolled in Communication, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration programs. Attendees will learn about citation tracking and database search options, how to create alerts to stay up to date on publications, and tips for customizing Google Scholar.

To register, click the link below. You will receive a confirmation email (via your Knight’s email) by Friday, September. 21st with a link to join the Adobe Connect online meeting on Monday, September 24th.

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Questions? Please contact Corinne Bishop, Social Sciences & Graduate Outreach Librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries Corinne.Bishop@ucf.edu

Graduate Workshops

Fall Graduate Workshops

UCF Libraries, in partnership with the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success, is offering a full slate of graduate workshops during the fall 2018 semester including Library Research & Literature Review Strategies, Planning Poster Sessions, EndNote & RefWorks: Citing Made Easy, Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use, Optimizing Your Online Presence, Where to Publish & Author Rights, and Presentation Skills.

Registration for these workshops is required and is done through myUCF (Student Center → Graduate Students → Pathways to Success)

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Summer Knights Reading Challenge

Summer Knights Reading Challenge

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge starts June 1 and ends August 1, 2018

  • Open to all UCF students, faculty, and staff.
  • It’s easy! Just track the number of pages for each unique book read using our form linked below (available beginning Friday, June 1).
  • For e-books and audiobooks, simply verify the number of pages in the actual book using Amazon or another source.
  • Reach the goal of reading 500 pages and win a prize pack!
  • All participants will be entered into weekly drawings for gift cards to BurgerFi, Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, Metro Diner, and Smoothie King.
  • The top three people who read the most pages overall will win grand prizes.

Enter your books on this form.

LGBTQIA Pride Month Events

LGBTQIA Pride Month Events at UCF Libraries

While every day is a time to celebrate your identity and orientation, June is a notable month set aside to loudly and proudly celebrate with and for the LGBTQIA community. Here at UCF Libraries we are loudly proud of everyone at UCF who identifies as part of the queer community. In recognition of and support for our LGBTQIA Knights, we are hosting a series of displays and events including a UCF Remembers display from the Pulse Collection, a featured bookshelf, three film screenings and discussions, and our new Speak Your Truth: A Queer History of UCF project.

 

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