Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA): Evaluation Criteria
- Projects and bibliographies should:
- Addresses significant questions within the discipline or disciplines and clearly articulate stakes.
- Demonstrate ample evidence of creative thought.
- Utilize a variety of appropriate information sources (for example, primary sources, specialized databases, finding aids, etc.).
- Include data, quotations, and claims that are appropriate to the concepts and argument(s) presented in the project.
- Correctly and consistently cite all data, sources, quotations, claims, and obscure facts.
- Reflective Essays should:
- Articulate appropriate and creative use of information sources and tools (for example, primary sources, specialized databases, finding aids, etc.)
- Demonstrate an ability to adjust or reorganize research strategies when an obstacle is encountered.
- Demonstrate creative and thorough use of collections and services available through OSU Libraries.
- Demonstrate the evaluation of sources using consistent and appropriate criteria.
Questions? Contact Holly Reiter.