Graduate Library Research Awards
 

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The Graduate Library Research Awards submissions are still open during this period of virtual and online instruction. Applicants must submit an application by April 13, 2020, by 8:00am. Winners will be notified via email.

Loyola Marymount University's William H. Hannon Library is pleased to announce our inaugural Graduate Library Research Awards. The purpose of these awards are to recognize and reward LMU graduate students whose research makes expert and creative use of the services, resources, and collections of the William H. Hannon Library to produce a scholarly or creative work. For 2020, a prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the first place graduate project, $1,500 to the best group project, and $450 to two honorable mentions.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the 2020 "Individual" Graduate Library Research Awards, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at Loyola Marymount University as a graduate student of any class level. All disciplines are eligible.

  • Complete and submit an original research project for an LMU credit course during Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019. Works from Spring 2020 will also be considered, but the paper/project must be complete by the submission deadline. Revising and improving a previously submitted and graded research project is allowed and encouraged.
    • Original research projects involving human subjects must follow the LMU Institutional Review Board’s (IRB) review and approval requirements.
  • Agree to contribute the project to the permanent collection of the Loyola Marymount University Library.

To be eligible for the 2020 "Best Group Project" category:

  • All group members must be currently enrolled at Loyola Marymount University as a graduate student in any class level. All disciplines are eligible.

  • Complete and submit an original research project for an LMU credit course during Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019. Works from Spring 2020 will also be considered, but the paper/project must be complete by the submission deadline. Revising and improving a previously submitted and graded research project is allowed and encouraged.
    • Original research projects involving human subjects must follow the LMU Institutional Review Board’s (IRB) review and approval requirements.
  • Agree to contribute the project to the permanent collection of the Loyola Marymount University Library.

To apply for an award, please follow the next steps carefully:

 


Dates to Remember:

  • Deadline: April 13, 2020, by 8:00am
  • Winner notification: April 24, 2020
  • Award reception: May 1, 2020, 3:00-4:30pm

Questions?

Contact Jill Cornelio at 310.338.4593, jcornelio@lmu.edu.

Browse the contents of Graduate Library Research Awards:

2020 Graduate Library Research Award Winners