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Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

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The Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research recognizes excellence in course-based research projects that show evidence of:

  • Significant inquiry using the library, its resources, and collections
  • Learning about the research and information-gathering process itself

Up to six prizes are awarded annually by a panel of Berkeley faculty, librarians, and other educators.

Fast facts:

  • Upper- and lower-division submissions are evaluated separately.
  • Prize amounts
    • $750 Lower division
    • $1,000 Upper division
  • Applications
    • Open for submissions: November 30, 2018
    • Closed to submissions: April 18, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.
  • Eligibility
    • Open to currently enrolled U.C. Berkeley undergraduates from any discipline
    • Research project must have been completed in a credit course at U.C. Berkeley during the appropriate time period:
      • Lower division: Spring 2018 through Spring 2019 (including Summer and Fall 2018)
      • Upper division: Summer 2018 through Spring 2019 (including Fall 2018)
    • Winners must agree to assist with a public display of their research in the Library. Awarded submissions (winners as well as honorable mentions) will be added to eScholarship, the University of California’s open access publishing platform.

See the FAQ for more information about eligibility.

How to Apply
2018 Winners