Archive for the ‘Awards’ category

John Cotton Dana Award accepting entries for outstanding library public relations: Eight $10,000 grants will be awarded

February 3, 2014

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Reception is […]

2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards Competition Opens

January 29, 2014

The Online Entry Form for the 2014 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Awards is now available.  This biennial competition is co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).  The awards honor excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s […]

PR Xchange ‘Best of Show’ winners announced

June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 — The Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) PR Xchange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “Best of Show” competition for library publicity materials. Nearly 250 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 90 institutions including public, academic, school, state, and special libraries. Entries were […]

Shipping labels now available for PR X-change materials

June 3, 2013

Shipping labels available here: http://www.ala.org/llama/pr-xchange-best-show-mailing-labels

AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Announced – Celebrating 50 years!

May 31, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary, The American Library Association (ALA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have selected six recipients to receive the 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards.  Biennially, representatives from ALA and AIA gather to celebrate the finest examples of library design by architects licensed in the U.S. The awards will be […]

John Cotton Dana Award accepting entries for outstanding library public relations: Eight $10,000 grants will be awarded

December 19, 2012

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Reception is […]

2013 ALA/AIA Library Building Awards Competition Now Open

November 9, 2012

The 2013 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Call for Entries is now available.  The awards, managed by ALA/LLAMA and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries and recognize accomplishments in library architecture.  The deadline for submission is 5:00pm Eastern Time on January 11, 2013. Any library building […]

PR Xchange “Best of Show” winners announced

May 8, 2012

The LLAMA Public Relations and Marketing Section (PRMS) PR Xchange Committee announced today the results of this year’s “Best of Show” competition for library publicity materials.  Several hundred entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from a wide array of libraries including public, academic, school, state, and consortiums. Entries were appraised on the quality […]

John Cotton Dana public relations awards announced

April 24, 2012

CHICAGO — Eight libraries were selected for the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award, which recognizes and honors outstanding achievement in library public relations. The John Cotton Dana (JCD) honor has been awarded continuously since 1946 and is sponsored by EBSCO, the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a […]

LLAMA awards competitions see huge increase in number of entries

April 10, 2012

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) announced today that two of its highest profile awards have seen dramatic increases in the number of entries received. The John Cotton Dana Public Relations award received a record breaking 108 entries from public, academic and other types of libraries […]