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

Upcoming Events

  • LGBTQIA Pride Month film: A Simple Matter of Justice

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    A powerful and moving piece documenting the lesbian, gay and bisexual movement in the early 1990s, A Simple Matter of Justice expresses all the emotions of the joyful protest that was the 1993 March on Washington. Sections on civil rights, AIDS and health care, the military and families are woven together from coverage of the music, comedy, speeches and marchers. ...

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  • LGBTQIA Pride Month film: Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    EMMY Award-winning Screaming Queens tells the little-known story of the first known act of collective, violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States - a 1966 riot in San Francisco's impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood, three years before the famous gay riot at New York's Stonewall Inn. Screaming Queens introduces viewers to street queens, cops and activist ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 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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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 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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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 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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  • Plagiarism & Citations Workshop (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    This librarian led workshop will teach you how to: avoid plagiarism correctly use citations

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? I have good news and bad news. Bad news – presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path. Good news – presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This 45-minute session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 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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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop if ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring Impact Citation 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 ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 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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  • Film Screening: Coming Out: A 50 Year History

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Transgender teen, Jazz Jennings, narrates this documentary where young people interview a host of LGBTQ elders who came out in different historical eras from the 1950s through today. These inspiring talks give insight into the political and personal changes that shaped the modern LGBTQ movement. The young interviewers get an opportunity to compare and contrast their "coming out" experience with ...

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  • Diversity Week: Open Mic

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Picture it. Full stage. Spotlight. Mic in hand. Are you ready to step up.... UCF Libraries and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion want to give you the chance to let your work shine at our Open Mic event in library room 223.

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  • Diversity Week: Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    EMMY Award-winning Screaming Queens tells the little-known story of the first known act of collective, violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States - a 1966 riot in San Francisco's impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood, three years before the famous gay riot at New York's Stonewall Inn. Screaming Queens introduces viewers to street queens, cops and activist ...

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