PR Xchange ‘Best of Show’ winners announced

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 appraised by a jury of three marketing professionals on the quality of content, format, design, creativity, and originality.

The jury, which included a graphic designer, a marketing professor, and a public relations professional, were impressed by the innovative and compelling work submitted by libraries.

A complete listing of this year’s winners is available at:

And for the first time, a visual catalog of the winning work is available here:

Winning entries will be on display at the PR Xchange Program at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, on Sunday, June 23, from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm in the exhibit hall. Award certificates will be presented at 12:30 pm. Limited quantities of the winning entry materials will be available for conference attendees to take home.

Libraries can still send library publicity materials to be shared with colleagues at the PR Xchange program. Mailing instructions and labels can be found here:

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