Cayuga Community College Library Research Award
Purpose: To encourage and recognize student achievement in information literacy as evidenced in a research project submitted to a credit-bearing course offered by Cayuga Community College.
Award: The recipient is awarded $200, and has his or her name inscribed on a plaque in the Library.
Award Date: The award is given annually, after the spring semester.
Eligibility: Cayuga faculty may submit up to three (3) student research projects per course section after obtaining the student's permission to do so. Each research project submitted must be for a Cayuga Community College class completed during the current academic year. A student who would like to have a project submitted should contact the faculty member who assigned the project.
How to Enter: A print or electronic copy of the research project is submitted to the Library. Each project must include a completed submission form along with a copy of the assignment for which the paper was written. Student identification is covered before projects are reviewed by members of the evaluation committee.
Selection Process: Each research project is measured against these specific information literacy competencies:
- a focused topic or thesis statement
- use of varied and carefully selected sources of information
- logical analysis and presentation of information
- correct and consistent use of a citation style
Selection Committee: The committee consists of the Cayuga Community College librarians.
Deadline for submission: May 15, 2013
Print submission forms are available here: