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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 BUILD Research Competition

  • Ileana Vasu, Professor of Mathematics (STEM)
  • Camille Close, Librarian
  • Frank Johnson, Coordinator of Writing Center
  • Vanessa Martinez, Professor of Anthropology, Honors Program Coordinator
  • Mary Orisich, Chair of Critical Studies


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