Now Accepting Submissions for USC Libraries Research Award

The USC Libraries Research Award, an annual contest recognizing excellence and creativity in the use of the libraries' research collections and services, is currently accepting submissions. Papers or projects completed at USC in a for-credit class or through independent study during the spring, summer, or fall semesters of 2023 are eligible. A reflective essay of 500-1,000 words is required.

Graduate winners receive awards of up to $500, and undergraduates up to $300. Entries are due Friday, January 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific. For details and full contest guidelines, visit