Karen M. Russ Memorial Award

The Ottenheimer Library has established the $500 Karen Russ Memorial Award for Excellence in Research in honor of our late colleague, Karen RussKaren served as the government documents librarian for over 20 years and assisted UA Little Rock students and faculty with research, specializing in government information, data, and statistics.

This award will be given to a UA Little Rock student who uses government data in their research which is presented at the Student Research and Creative Works Expo on April 9, 2021. Government data can be statistics, data, or information that has been compiled by a government agency or organization. The application deadline is March 31, 2021 and can be filled out below.

For more information on the award, please read this article: https://ualr.edu/library/2018/04/16/karen-m-russ-memorial-scholarship/.

Please contact Carol Macheak at cimacheak@ualr.edu for additional questions.

Karen Russ Memorial Award for Excellence in Research Application Form

  • Government data can be statistics, data results, or information that are compiled or provided by an international organization or government agency (such as the European Union), a US federal government agency or department (such as the Environmental Protection Agency), a state agency or office (such as Arkansas Agriculture Department), or a city office or agency (such as Little Rock Police Department), or county agency/office (such as Pulaski County Assessor’s Office).