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Congratulations to the 2017 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research winners!
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 paper or project may be just what the selection committee is looking for.
- Did you or your team use UCLA Library collections for a research paper or project you completed for a course in the last twelve months?
- Did your use of library collections and services help increase the scope, depth, and significance of what you learned?
- Did your skills as a researcher grow because of your use of library collections?
- Did your use of library collections inform and strengthen other types of research you performed?
Applications were due on April 2, 2017.
- Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences: first prize, $700; second prize, $400
- Science, Engineering, & Math: first prize, $700; second prize, $400
- Best project using Library Special Collections resources: one prize of $350
- Best project on music after 1900: one prize of $350, funded by the Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music in the Music Library
- Best digital scholarship project: one prize of $500
The award ceremonywas held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 as part of Undergraduate Research Week.