The Advanced Undergraduate Information Literacy Award is open to all juniors and seniors. Projects must have been completed from Spring Semester of the previous academic year up to the deadline in Spring Semester of the current year. Projects need not have been completed as a course assignment, but should have involved supervision by a member of the USC Upstate faculty. Digital presentations as well as traditional papers are welcome, but only completed projects will be accepted. Collaborative projects are welcome; in the event a collaborative project is selected for the award, the cash award will be divided among the students collaborating on the project.
The successful project will demonstrate a superior grasp of the effective use of information as reflected in these information literacy skills:
In addition, these specific criteria will apply:
Students may be nominated by a faculty or staff member, or make a self-nomination. A complete application consists of:
Finalists may be interviewed by the Information Literacy Awards Committee.
Application materials should be submitted electronically to the Chair of the Information Literacy Awards Committee.