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MU Libraries Undergraduate Research Contest: Introduction



The MU Libraries Undergraduate Research Contest seeks to recognize and reward outstanding research conducted by undergraduate students at the University of Missouri. Any undergraduate in any discipline is invited to enter the contest, which will be judged by a cross-disciplinary panel of librarians.

One $500 first prize and one $250 second prize may be awarded to an individual or group project. The winners will have their projects archived in MOspace, MU’s digital repository.

The research project can be a traditional research paper, a musical composition, a work of art, a video, a web page, or something else. Whatever it is, it has to have been researched using the resources of the MU Libraries. The project will be judged primarily on sophistication of the research process and the materials used (as documented in the Research Process Statement) by a cross-disciplanary panel of librarians.

The prize is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research to an audience.

The deadline for submission of all materials  is March 4, 2017.


Questions? Contact Mike Muchow at 573-882-6824 or