Information Literacy Prize-First Year Student Writing

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This award promotes students' active engagement in the processes of library research and encourages them to synthesize library research skills with the reading, writing and critical thinking skills developed in their first year at Appalachian.

Award:

First Prize: $300 gift certificate to the bookstore

Second Prize: $200 gift certificate to the bookstore

In addition to the monetary award:

The winning student will allow a copy of his or her paper to be given to the University Archives.

The winning paper will be posted on the Belk Library & Information Commons Library website as well as the Composition and Rhetoric website.

Eligible students in the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 courses of:

  • UCO 1200: First Year Seminar (including honors sections)¬†
  • English 1000 (including honors sections)

Applications 
Students wishing to enter a research paper for consideration should click on this application form. 

Criteria for Evaluation

The due date is Monday March 10, 2014.

The winners will be announced at the Celebration of Student Writing on April 17, 2014.