University Libraries' Awards

University Libraries' Awards

University Libraries’ Information Literacy Awards

The University Libraries sponsors Information Literacy Awards for the Penn State Worthington Scranton Undergraduate Research Fair to acknowledge students who excel in the selection, retrieval, evaluation, use, and communication of the scholarly information that supports their research. 

Information Literacy Awards are awarded for the posters that exhibit the highest level of information literacy in six different categories:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Health Science
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science


University Libraries’ Creative Writing Award

Additionally, the University Libraries sponsors one Creative Writing Award to acknowledge excellence of originality in student writing pieces that succeed in conveying vivid imagery and maintaining the reading audience’s interest throughout.