Library Research Prize – 2nd Deadline Approaching

 LibraryResearchPrize_banner_FinalThe application deadline for the 2016 Library Research Prize is coming up.

Applications for research projects completed in Intersession or Spring 2016 are due Friday, April 29, 2016 by 4:00 pm.

The Weinberg Memorial Library Research Prize recognizes excellence in research projects that show evidence of significant knowledge in the methods of research and the information gathering process, and use of library resources, tools, and services. The prize is $500 for the winning undergraduate project, and $500 for the winning graduate project.

Complete applications will include a 500-700 word essay describing your research process and the ways you used the library in order to complete your project, a final version (or almost complete draft if necessary) of your research project, a bibliography or other appropriate listing of sources consulted, and a statement of faculty support.

For the online application form, tips on how to write a successful essay describing your research process, and previous winning applications, see For questions, email Bonnie Oldham, Information Literacy Coordinator, at