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Undergraduate Research: HSURP & URCI

Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program / Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry

Your Librarians

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Donna E. Coghill
Community Engagement Librarian & Coordinator of Campus Partnerships  |  804-828-6554

Eric Johnson
Head, Innovative Media  |  804-828-2802

VCU Libraries has research resources for both the Honors Summer Undergraduate Research Program (HSURP) and the Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry (URCI - formerly UROP).

Starting your research:

Use the VCU Libraries Databases and Research Guides to search your topic. If you need research assistance, find your librarian online or contact Donna E. Coghill, Community Engagement Librarian and Coordinator of Campus Partnerships, at

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