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CBE 101

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Holly Surbaugh

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Centennial Science & Engineering Library, L164
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Centennial L164

Student Research Awards



Have you completed a research project in an undergraduate course? Then enter our 2023 Hulsman Award competition for cash prizes! Any format is welcome, including research papers, design portfolios, compositions, posters, film, digital projects, and more. If you used library or other information sources to inform your work, you could win!

The Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman Undergraduate Library Research Award program recognizes excellence in undergraduate research that incorporates the use of University Libraries resources and demonstrates sophisticated information literacy skills. All UNM main campus undergraduate students are eligible.

Student award winners receive recognition and a cash prize: 

  • $500 for 1st place
  • $300 for 2nd place
  • $200 for 3rd place

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The 2024 award cycle application period will be open November 2023 - early February 2024.


Welcome to the CBE 101 LibGuide! This guide is designed to support your coursework in CBE 101, in particular to help build your understanding about how to find evidence (both scientific and non-scholarly) that supports your work in the challenges. Use the tabs at left to navigate through information related to the challenges you'll be completing this semester.

The UNM libraries have many other resources available for your research, and I am happy to arrange research consultations if you have trouble finding what you need. Don't hesitate to contact me with questions or resource recommendations!


- Holly Surbaugh, Your Engineering Librarian


Understanding Scholarly Sources

These videos from North Carolina State University Libraries -- both around three minutes long -- provide a quick overview of what scholarly sources are and what makes them different from non-scholarly (or popular) sources. 

Citing your sources