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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

April 4, 2011

B.D. Owens Library to recognize research award winners April 12

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The B.D. Owens Library at Northwest Missouri State University will recognize three winners of its 2011 Library Research Awards during a Library Day Awards Ceremony at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the library's collaborative space located on the building's first floor.

The research awards will be presented to the winning undergraduate students by Dr. Leslie Galbreath, director of academic and library services. The award winners will receive Walmart gift certificates valued at $200 for first place, $150 for second place and $100 for third place.

To take a look back at the 2010 Library Day Awards click here.

To commemorate Library Day, attendees are eligible to win door prizes that include ear buds, an mp3 player and an 8-gigabyte flash drive. Refreshments also will be served.

The annual Library Day activities help promote cultural thinking among undergraduate students and encourage usage of library resources.

The research contest was open to undergraduate students, who were encouraged to submit papers written for credit during the 2010 spring, summer or fall trimesters. Papers, which had to be eight to 20 pages in length, were judged on a point system and a range of criteria that required at least 75 percent of cited sources come from library databases or the Owens Library in-house collection.

For more information visit the Northwest Library Day Contest web page.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468