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

Upcoming Events

  • LibHacks (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    New to UCF and want pointers on using the UCF Libraries? Looking for time-savers when hunting for books and articles? Come meet helpful librarians and learn how the Libraries can make your life easier. One lucky attendee will win a UCF Libraries Superhero T-shirt!

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  • LibHacks (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    New to UCF and want pointers on using the UCF Libraries? Looking for time-savers when hunting for books and articles? Come meet helpful librarians and learn how the Libraries can make your life easier. One lucky attendee will win a UCF Libraries Superhero T-shirt!

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  • Jedi Training Quest

    John C. Hitt Library: main floor

    Take a quick tour of the John C. Hitt Library and learn about helpful services and resources, all while completing a fun adventure-style scavenger hunt. The quest should take 10-15 minutes to complete. All Jedi who complete the training can refuel with a snack and be entered to win prizes! The first 150 students to complete the quest earn an ...

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  • Star Wars and UCF Trivia Contest

    UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A

    Come challenge your fellow Jedi knights to see who knows the most about the University and the Empire, from Knightro to Nerfherders. The winning team takes home prizes!

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  • EndNote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and projects and tips for using citation tracking features, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, and customizing Google Scholar options. An overview of organizing sources using Mendeley and Zotero citation management tools will also be included. Please bring your ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • EndNote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • EndNote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • 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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  • Open Heart Open Mic (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Join us for our first Open Heart Open Mic of the semester, in partnership with the Women's & Gender Studies program.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Open Heart Open Mic (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Join us for our first Open Heart Open Mic of the semester, in partnership with the Women's & Gender Studies program.

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  • 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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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and projects and tips for using citation tracking features, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, and customizing Google Scholar options. An overview of organizing sources using Mendeley and Zotero citation management tools will also be included. Please bring your ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and projects and tips for using citation tracking features, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, and customizing Google Scholar options. An overview of organizing sources using Mendeley and Zotero citation management tools will also be included. Please bring your ...

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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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