The 2017 Bede Award For
Undergraduate Library Research
The College of St. Scholastica Library is offering a $250 award for excellence in undergraduate library research. The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in the areas of research and information literacy. The Bede Award is named after the Venerable Bede, a Benedictine scholar also known as the Father of English History, whose image will be familiar to those who visit our campus library.
The Bede Award is underwritten by the College of St.Scholastica Library Friends group.
The purpose of the award is to recognize excellence in the following areas:
· The ability to locate, evaluate and select library research material for integration into an academic paper or project.
· Personal learning in the areas of information literacy and research which will be carried into future academic work.
Submission Requirements. Each submission must include:
To submit your research paper and essay, please send the two documents as attachments to Heidi Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Please contact Heidi by email or phone--218.723.6488--if you are unable to submit your documents by email.
Library faculty and staff will assemble a panel for a blind review of submissions to the competition. The panel will be using a scoring rubric for evaluating individual submissions.
The award will be announced at a reception to be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017. All participants in the competition are strongly encouraged to attend.
Reference: Jones, L. (2009). The rewards of research: Library prizes for undergraduate research. College & Research Libraries News, 70, 338-341.