The Signature Course Information Literacy Award celebrates excellence in library research and the practical application of the Learning Outcomes for Information Literacy. Up to three awards are given each year for research projects submitted in a UGS 302, UGS 303, or TC 302 course (depending on the number of nominations). The first place winner receives $300, second place receives $200 (if awarded), and third place receives $100 (if awarded). All winners receive a certificate of recognition and have their work archived and made accessible through the Texas ScholarWorks Digital Repository. The panel of judges consists of librarians from Teaching and Learning Services and staff at the Sanger center and the Writing Flag office. The awards are presented in April each year.
Deadline and Eligibility
The 2020 award is closed, check back for information about 2021.
Successful projects will:
Make use of library resources and collections in any format.
Demonstrate effective application of information literacy and fluency principles:
determining information needs
evaluating and analyzing information
managing, organizing, and synthesizing information
applying information in the context of the project
Provide appropriate and accurate citations and credits.
Demonstrate originality of thought, mastery of content appropriate to class level, clear writing,and overall quality of presentation.
For more information, please contact Sarah Brandt, firstname.lastname@example.org, (512) 495-4145