Did you write a senior essay in fall 2011 or spring 2012? Did your research include government documents from the Yale University Library? If so, you can submit your senior essay for consideration for the 2012 Harvey M. Applebaum ’59 Award!
The Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award will be conferred on a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research that incorporates Yale University Library’s government documents collections. The prize is an award of $500.
What types of government documents are eligible for consideration? Anything within the scope of Yale's depository collections:
--United States federal government
--Canadian federal government
--European Union (note: this does not include government documents or information from individual member countries of the European Union)
--Food and Agriculture Organization
If you used items from these collections in print, on microfiche or CD-ROM, or online, consider submitting your senior essay! The deadline is 5 p.m., April 20, 2012.
For more information including eligibility guidelines and application instructions, please see the Applebaum Award website. If you have any questions, contact Melanie Maksin, Librarian for Political Science, International Affairs, Public Policy, and Government Information.