a. Faculty Mentor Program
b. Summer Research Program
c. Undergraduate Research Conference
2. Receive a faculty nomination
3. Submit supporting documentation by the deadline.
Winners are selected to receive the prizes by a panel of judges. Winners will be notified via email before the end of the Spring quarter and the award ceremony will take place May 31, 2017 from 4:30-6:30.
If co-submitting, when two students worked on the same project, the award will be split between the two students.
To nominate a student researcher for the Undergraduate Library Research Prize:
Please address the following in your letter:
Students should submit one file (Word or PDF) that contains the following documentation of their work by the deadline of May 8, 2017. If you are co-submitting with someone that worked on the same project, you need only submit one time. Be sure to include both student names in the submission form, all supporting documentation, and file name. Use page breaks and section headings to separate documentation within the file. Please use last name, submission year, and submission (lastname2017submission) in the file name.
Documentation must consist of the following:
1. Short biography to include name, college (Muir, Revelle, etc), academic year (4th year, etc.) name of research program in which participating, and name of faculty advisor/mentor.
2. Documentation showing research undertaken --> ONE of the following:
a) Undergraduate Research Conference (PDF of presentation), or
b) Summer Research Conference (PDF of presentation), or
c) Faculty Mentor Program Research Symposium (PDF of presentation), or
d) 3-page scholarly excerpt describing the research and its relevance; include references and/or illustrations when appropriate
3. Short (500-750 word) essay describing how UCSD library resources were used to complete the research project. If co-submitting each student must address the bullet points below in their part of the reflection in a single essay. Student essays should address:
Tip: Previous winners of the prize have included specific resources they found helpful, some level of detail about search strategies employed, and some thoughts about what they learned in the research process that they didn't know before, or will be likely to use in the future. For assistance contact Ask a Librarian.
If you have questions about the Undergraduate Library Research Prize please contact: