Contest opportunity from SPSCC library

Provided by Margaret Thomas

Students who earned an A on a recent assignment may be eligible to win a $100 Best Buy gift card in the South Puget Sound Community College library’s annual research contest. The deadline for entering is 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 24.

The library will accept research papers or projects completed spring 2012 through winter 2013 with a bibliography that includes at least three sources. Along with a graded entry, students must submit an entry form and a copy of the assignment. Entry forms are available in the library and at:

The second-place prize is a $75 gift card, and the third-place winner gets a $50 gift card. Winning entries from previous years are available in the library.

The judges will use the following criteria:

  • Use credible and relevant sources.
  • Cite sources in a consistent style.
  • Smoothly incorporate research findings.