Norma J. Lang Prize for Undergraduate Information Research
About the Lang Prize
The Norma J. Lang Prize for Undergraduate Information Research recognizes undergraduate students whose research projects:
- Make extensive use of library resources, services or expertise
- Advance the students’ understanding of the academic research process
Launched in 2017, the Norma J. Lang Prize for Undergraduate Information Research is funded by a bequest from the late UC Davis Professor Emerita of Botany, Norma J. Lang.
First, second and third-place prizes will be awarded every year in each of these two areas:
- Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
- Science, Engineering & Mathematics
First prize: $1000; second prize: $750; third prize: $500.
Types of Entries Accepted
- Creative Works, including, but not limited to, an art installation, software program, musical composition, film or video, special project, etc.
- Empirical Research, including, but not limited to, research conducted with qualitative or quantitative methodologies, e.g., research articles and essays.
- Interpretive Analysis, including, but not limited to cultural/literary criticism, film analysis, historiographies, social criticism, etc.
Judges will evaluate submissions using the Lang Prize Undergraduate Students Rubric (pdf).
Start Date for Accepting Submissions
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Student Submission Deadline
Monday, April 1, 2024, at 11:00 p.m.
Instructor/Principal Investigator Support Due
Monday, April 1, 2024
Tuesday, April 2 — Friday, April 26, 2024
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Wednesday, May 22, 2024