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Win $350! – Burritt Library Undergraduate Research Awards

This award will recognize excellence in undergraduate research papers/projects as well as skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Two prizes of $350 will be awarded during the spring 2013 semester at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD). One prize will be award to a senior thesis and the other will be awarded to a paper/project from any class/year (if applicable).

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD IS A SEPARATE PRIZE FROM THE OTHERS PRESENTED AT URCAD**. 

Eligibility:

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled during the spring 2013 semester as a Central Connecticut State University undergraduate at any class level or discipline/major.
  • Have completed their research paper or project for a credit course during the spring, summer, or fall semesters in 2012.
  • Agree that the paper or project and application materials will become property of Elihu Burritt Library and may be publicly displayed in the library and/or library website.

To access the application please go to:

http://library.ccsu.edu/services/award/application.php

Student applications and materials and faculty nominations are due in February 2013 (exact date TBD).

CREDO Reference – Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Reference Books, etc.

Need an idea for a paper or background information on a topic and your professor says you can’t use Wikipedia? Try the CREDO Reference database on the library’s website. (Click on the Articles & Databases tab, then C for Credo Reference, then page down and click on the Credo Reference link). Over 500 hundred reliable reference sources (including many general and subject specific encyclopedias) are available. Topic ideas and concept maps are also included. Check it out!

 

Graduate Workshop Postponed

 Due to the possible bad weather on Monday, October 29,  the graduate thesis and special projects workshop has been postponed to November 5 in the Constitution Room at  7:15 pm. (Refreshments will be served at 7:00 pm).

Undergraduate Research Awards – Win $350!

Elihu Burritt Library is pleased to announce the 2013 Undergraduate Library Research award. This award will recognize excellence in undergraduate research papers/projects as well as skills and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Two prizes of $350 will be awarded during the spring 2013 semester at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD). One prize will be award to a senior thesis and the other will be awarded to a paper/project from any class/year (if applicable).

 **PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD IS A SEPARATE PRIZE FROM THE OTHERS PRESENTED AT URCAD**. 

 Eligibility:

 To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled during the spring 2013 semester as a Central Connecticut State University undergraduate at any class level or discipline/major.
  • Have completed their research paper or project for a credit course during the spring, summer, or fall semesters in 2012.
  • Agree that the paper or project and application materials will become property of Elihu Burritt Library and may be publicly displayed in the library and/or library website.

To access the application please go to:

http://library.ccsu.edu/services/award/application.php

Questions? Please contact Susan Slaga at slagas@ccsu.edu or 860-832-2095.

 

GraduateThesis and Special Projects Workshop

Paulette Lemma, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, The Graduate Student Association (GSA) and Susan Slaga, MLIS, Reference Librarian of Elihu Burritt Library present the Thesis and Special Projects Workshop:

The event will begin at 7:15 pm in the Student Center Bellin Gallery on Monday October 29th.

The workshop will cover:

-Selecting a topic
-Steps in the thesis process
-Steps in the Capstone process
-Oral presentation or defense
-Library Research (including a brief overview of style requirements)

Refreshments will be served at 7:00pm.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Susan Slaga at Phone: 860-832-2095 or E-mail: slagas@ccsu.edu

2012 Undergraduate Research Awards Winners Announced

Elihu Burritt Library would like to congratulate Lori A. McDermott and Katherine J Johns-Galvin for winning the 2012 Undergraduate Research Awards. Both students will be awarded a $350 prize on May 4, 2012 at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day.

Lori McDermott is a senior and psychology major. He study is entitled, ‘Menu Labeling and College Students’ Purchasing Behaviors and Caloric Intake’. Katherine Johns-Gavin is a senior and anthropology major. Her thesis is entitled, ‘Green Oasis in a Food Desert: Increasing the Accessibility of Affordable Healthy Foods in an Urban Neighborhood in Hartford, CT’.

Both students did a fantastic job and demonstrated great skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Please take time to congratulate them.

Graduate Thesis Workshop

Graduate Thesis Workshop

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
 Elihu Burritt Library classroom (third floor, Curriculum Lab) 

Presented by Paulette Lemma, Dean, School of Graduate Studies
and
Susan Slaga, MLIS, Reference Librarian, Elihu Burritt Library

 The workshop will cover:

Selecting a topic
Steps in the thesis process
Oral presentation or defense
Library Research (including a brief overview of style requirements)

Refreshments will be served.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Susan Slaga
at
Phone: 860-832-2095
or
E-mail: slagas@ccsu.edu

Space is limited.

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