August 10, 2017

Undergraduate Research Prize!!

With finals almost over, it’s time to consider submitting an entry for the Phillips Memorial Library Undergraduate Craft of Research Prize!

You probably had to write a research paper this year, so why not submit it for the chance to win a prestigious award, a cash prize and publication!

Winners receive up to $500 in prize money plus the chance to have their paper published in the Phillips Memorial Library’s Digital Commons: http://digitalcommons.providence.edu/

To enter, please submit:

  1.  a research paper of at least seven pages in length
  2. A one-page essay describing your research process (sources, strategy, etc.)
  3. An annotated bibliography
    That’s it!
    For more into + tips and tricks, go here: http://providence.libguides.com/research_prize
    All entries must be received by May 19th.
    Please email me if you have any questions: atieman@providence.edu
    Good luck!
    ~Andria Tieman Michney
    Prizes will be awarded based on the following criteria:
    1.  Ability to select and evaluate appropriate source material from the Phillips Memorial Library’s databases, the library catalog and, and integrate it into an effective research paper.
    2.  Originality of topic
    3.  Writing and communication skills in presenting a thesis and supporting it with effective research and language
    Dates to remember:
    May 19, 2017 all final submissions are due.  Students may submit any time before this date, but can submit a paper only once.
    September 2017 Winners will be notified
    Andria Tieman Michney MFA, MLIS
    Commons Librarian for Digital Research & Education
    Phillips Memorial Library #117
    Providence College
    1 Cunningham Square
    Providence, RI 02918
    401-865-1252
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