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Undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activities are foundational components of a complete liberal arts education. With this in mind, Brookens Library and the Friends of Brookens Library are pleased to announce the ninth annual Undergraduate Library Research Award.
This award was created to recognize and reward UIS undergraduate students whose academic work incorporates the use of Brookens Library’s collections and services and demonstrates exceptional information literacy skills. In addition to recognition at UIS, the award includes a monetary prize generously sponsored by the Friends of Brookens Library:
Application for the Brookens Library Undergraduate Research Award is a Two-step Process:
Step 2) One of the Brookens Librarians will contact you to arrange for you to electronically submit your materials using Box.com. Respectfully, we request that you do not send in your project materials until instructed to do so.
The Brookens Library Undergraduate Research Award is open to undergraduate students enrolled at University of Illinois Springfield in any academic level for the current academic year.
A committee comprised of librarians and UIS faculty members from different disciplines will judge all submissions using the following criteria:
2023 1st Place Winners: Dhara Patel and Pavani Unnam
2023 2nd Place Winner: Bradley Weishaar
2023 3rd Place Winner: James McKean
2023 4th Place Winner: Payton Wilkins
2023 5th Place Winner: Spencer Mauch