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Research Competition: How to Apply

How to Apply

All submissions must be uploaded via the Ask IRSC Libraries Blackboard Organization. If you have any questions about the application submission process, please contact any IRSC librarian well in advance of the January 19, 2018 deadline. 

Steps to submit an application packet:

1. Enroll in the Ask IRSC Libraries Blackboard Organization. 

2. Click Research Competition on the left side menu.

3. Click Research Competition Submission (upload files here)

4. Upload the following 4 files by clicking Browse My Computer from the Attach Files box: 

Project file

Research summary

Recommendation form

Release form

5. Submit 



Downloadable Files:

Self Enrolling Into An Organization

How to Add Yourself to the Ask A Librarian Organization

1. Login to Blackboard ( and click on the Community Tab.

2. Type in Ask IRSC Librarians in the organizational search and click go.

3. Click on the chevron to the right of the name ORG-AIL and select enroll.

4. Click Submit You will receive an action successful message. Click ok to continue.

5. Click on the Community Tab.

6. Click Ask IRSC Librarians under My Organizations.

7. Click the Research Competition link on left side of screen.