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CSUSM Library Award for Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Activity

Follow these steps for your submission

 

Steps

Entry Requirements

1

Choose the research project or creative works you would like to submit.  

  • Review the rubric (link) to ensure you understand the criterion criteria your work is being judged on.

  • You must have completed the project during Summer 2020, Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.

2

Write a 500-750 word reflective essay describing and reflecting upon your research process and use of resources, including, but not limited to:

  • evaluation and selection of materials

  • search strategies and tools used

  • understanding of your role as a student-scholar, and a creator of new information

  • recognition of different perspectives encountered within the scholarship

**Remember, this is a library award so this part of your entry is crucial.**

3

Redact (remove) all identifying information from your submission materials to help ensure fairness in judging.

4

Upload the final version of your research project or creative works.  Make sure to:

  • Include the 500-750 word essay describing and reflecting upon your research process. 

  • Include the complete bibliography, using a citation style appropriate to the discipline.

  • Redact (remove) all identifying information from your submission to help ensure fairness.

Important Dates

Submission: April 17, 2020

Review period: April 18 - 30, 2020

Winner notification: May 1, 2020 (by 5pm)

Award reception: May 7, 2020