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Undergraduate Library Research Awards: Criteria

Evaluation criteria

  • Extensive use (60% of cited sources) of scholarly databases and/or books, paper and electronic
  • Application of relevant information sources to topic
  • Utilization of a wide variety of sources (for example, journal articles, magazines, newspapers, books, ebooks, images, videos, scores, or webpages)
  • Demonstration of the ability to evaluate information sources
  • Responsible use of information by accurately following an academic citation style
  • General quality of communication (clarity, grammar, usage) 

Entries are evaluated by a panel of Northwest professors and library staff.


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