The Library Award for the Summer Research Project is created to recognize excellent research and use of library resources.
Eligibility: The Library Research Award is for students participating in the Undergraduate Summer Research Program.
Prompt: Tell us a story of how you’ve utilized library resources as a tool for success in your Summer Research Project. Also, reflect on your plans for how you might use the library to find success in the future at Oxy.
Requirements: Write an essay and incorporate at least 2 services or resources (listed below), one of which must be at Oxy.
Double space, 2 pages max (500 - 1000 word count), follow your preferred citation style
Prize: 1st place equivalent to $200
Honorable mention equivalent to $50
1st Place (tie):
Rachel Aujero, "Teeth Blackening: A Beauty Standard that was Actually Healthy"
Francesca Rodoni, "Occidental’s Recently Discovered Liszt Manuscripts: Their Provenance and Compositional Importance"
Shea Hogan, "Fine and Dandy: Oscar Wilde and the Construction of Masculinity"
(from left) Shea, Francesca, and Rachel at the Awards Reception (August 5, 2023)