Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
The Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes and honors excellence in undergraduate research at UCLA. If you are a current UCLA undergraduate student and can answer "yes" to the questions below, your project may be just what the selection committee is looking for!
- Did you use the UCLA Library collections for a research project or paper you completed for a course in the last twelve months?
- Were there library resources that you came to know well and to appreciate because of your research?
- Did your skills as a researcher grow because of your use of library collections?
- Did pursuing your research using library collections and services help you to increase the scope, depth, and significance of what you learned?
The application deadline for the 2013 prize is Friday, March 22.
Prizes will be available in eight categories:
- Best papers up to twenty pages in length (excluding bibliography) in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities: three prizes of $250 each
- Best papers over twenty pages in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities: three prizes of $450 each
- Best paper (any length) incorporating resources from the UCLA Library Special Collections: one prize of $350
- Best paper (any length) incorporating resources from the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library: one prize of $350
The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 29, at 3 p.m. in the Powell Library Building. Reservations are requested by Friday, May 17 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 310.206.8526.