This calendar lists events occurring in the various UCF Libraries locations.

Events This Week

Monday, October 16, 2017
  • Zine Workshop

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    zine (noun): a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter Learn to inspire and transform at our zine workshop by creating your own, and view our special collection made by UCF students.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  • Movie viewing: I Learn America (2013)

    John C. Hitt Library

    In I Learn America, five resilient immigrant teenagers come together at the International High School at Lafayette and struggle to learn their new land. The International High School is a New York City public school dedicated to serving newly arrived immigrant teenagers, with more than 300 students speaking two-dozen languages from 50 countries. Over a school year, amidst the complexity ...

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  • Movie Viewing: Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up (2009)

    John C. Hitt Library

    With a fearless look at a highly charged subject, Straightlaced unearths how pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens. These stories reflect a diversity of experiences, demonstrating how gender role expectations and homophobia are interwoven, and illustrating the different ways these expectations connect with culture, race and class. From girls confronting media messages about body image to boys ...

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  • Movie Viewing: Hooligan Sparrow (2016)

    John C. Hitt Library

    The danger is palpable as maverick activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues travel to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. Marked as enemies of the state, the activists are under constant government surveillance and face interrogation, harassment, and imprisonment. Sparrow, ...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Weavers of Orlando

    John C. Hitt Library: main floor

    Come see the spinning wheel and try weaving on the loom. There is also kumihimo braiding you can make and take.

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  • Ace Your Research Portfolio

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Training by the UCF Libraries and Web of Science (WoS) to meet the potential needs such as: citation for T&P, grant application, prestigious awards, identifying quality publications, collaborators and funders. Six sessions covering various topics for mid-career or early-career faculty. Sign up for any or all. Snacks, coffee and lunch provided. Wednesday October 18, 2017 10 – 10:15 am Registration ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring ImpactCitation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such as ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and other citation counting tools by discipline. Metrics also assist scholars with identifying key journals ...

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  • Starting a Family Search

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    Join librarian Rich Gause to learn how to uncover your ethnic mix, distant relatives, and even new ancestors.

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