How do we evaluate your paper?

Evaluation Criteria

Successful research papers/projects should exhibit the following elements:

  • Extensive and creative use of library resources and collections in any format.
  • Demonstrated application of information literacy principles.
  • A well defined and expressed thesis.
  • Ability to integrate original thought and documented research from library resources.
  • Clarity of written work.
  • Use of consistent citation and bibliographic format throughout the paper/project.

Evaluation Committee for 2018-2019 BUILD Research Competition

  • Amy Toulson, Professor of Biology
  • Camille Close, Librarian
  • Fred Cooksey, Associate Professor of English
  • Frank Johnson, Coordinator of Writing Center
  • Mary Orisich, Chair of Critical Studies