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Discover Your Superpowers at the UCF Libraries!

All UCF students are invited to use a mobile device to complete a superhero mission in the John C. Hitt Library.

From August 29-September 2nd, you can choose to join a mission that will ask you to make several stops around the library to discover your library superpowers.  Everyone who completes the mission will be entered to win a prize, and all superheroes will get a cookie or snack.  Prizes in the drawing include a limited edition UCF Libraries Superhero tshirt, a tour of UCF Special Collections and University Archives including a photo op with Vinnie the Vulture, UCF Theatre tickets, and more.

There will be a table set up in the Knowledge Commons, just past the library entry on the main floor, with instructions and special prizes.

More information is available here: http://guides.ucf.edu/superhero

We can’t wait to see you discover your superpowers at the UCF Libraries!

Summer Knights

Summer Knights Reading Challenge – Win a Kindle Fire!

The Summer Knights Reading Challenge starts June 1 and ends August 1, 2016 and is open to all UCF students, faculty, and staff.

Participation
Submit the number of pages you read on our Summer Knights Reading Challenge guide. Check the leaderboard each week.

Prizes
If you read 500 pages, you will get a prize pack (while supplies last).
Read the most pages overall and win a Kindle Fire
Read the second most pages overall and win a Knightro Nike bag full of UCF merchandise.
Read the third most pages overall and win a $25 Starbucks gift card
Five randomly selected participants will win a voucher good for one free item from Jeremiah’s Italian Ice

Winners will be announced August 10, 2016

Have questions or comments?  Please contact us.

Kram for the exam

Kram for the Exam

Wednesday, April 27, top off your Study Day at Kram for the Exam in the John C. Hitt Library. Student Government will begin to visit the floors in the library to randomly distribute surprises at 8.00 p.m.
Good luck on your finals!

World IP Day

World Intellectual Property Day 2016

The UCF Libraries in partnership with the Office of Technology Transfer is celebrating World Intellectual Property Day this year.

On April 26 from 1:00-3:00pm, stop by the John C. Hitt Library to learn more about intellectual property. We will have a table set up near the entrance, and we will be ready for your questions and curiosity.

Bring questions for the experts at our table. Experts will include:

  • Patent Attorney Sandra Sovinski (1:00-2:00pm)
  • Licensing Associate John Miner (1:00-2:45pm)
  • Scholarly Communication Librarian Sarah Norris (2:30-3:00pm)
  • Patent and Trademark Librarian Missy Murphey (1:00-3:00pm)

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Wonder Women, The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Film Screening: Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

The UCF Libraries and Women’s and Gender Studies Department are celebrating Women’s History Month with a screening of the film “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” followed by a panel discussion. The event will take place in John C. Hitt Library room 223 on Tuesday, March 15th at 3:30PM.

This 55 minute, award-winning film traces the fascinating birth, evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real-life superheroines fighting for positive role models for girls, both on screen and off.

Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/36060144

RSVP on Facebook, or just show up!

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