The College of DuPage Library is pleased to announce our Fourth Annual COD Student Library Research Symposium, to take place Monday, May 9, 2022, in the COD Library, beginning at 6:00 pm. This event will highlight COD student research, such as papers, presentations, posters, objects, and theatrical and musical performances. The day will include student presentations and a keynote address.

Students and faculty can learn more about the submission process by accessing our FAQ.

Research Award: The Research Award provides students with the opportunity to win cash awards by submitting a 2-3 page essay describing their research process and submit the essay as part of the submission form. Submissions will be judged solely on the quality and content of the research essay. Submissions are evaluated and awards designated by library faculty. For more information, please see the award rubric.

Cash awards include:

  • First Place: $750.00.
  • Second place: $500.00
  • Third place: $250.00
  • Honorable Mention: Three awards of $100.00 each

Submission process: All student work must be sponsored by a faculty member. Students can submit their work here.

Deadline for submissions: April 29, 2022.

Questions? Contact Ken Orenic or Laura Burt-Nicholas

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