Winning isn't everything, but a publications award can work magic on the morale of editors, designers, publishers, and advertisers. Why?
from: My Big Sourcebook: For People Who Work with Words of Pictures, EEI Press, 1997It's true! Here are some contests for you to enter. Good Luck!
"Share the Wealth" Packet & "L. PeRCy" Awards
The librarypublicrelationscouncil conducts the "Share the Wealth" and "L. PeRCy" competitions each year with winners announced at the ALA Conference.
The "Share the Wealth" is a juried competition in which lprc looks for innovative and effective public relations/publicity pieces. The judges select: 40 to 50 entries which are then assembled in packets and mailed to the entire lprc membership.
The "L. Percy" Awards honor outstanding publicity materials produced by libraries serving populations of different sizes. To encourage participation by libraries of all types and size, entry categories vary from year to year.
Rules & Regulations
Library Association UK - Public Relations, Publicity Awards and Metals. For Information:
Special Libraries Association (SLA) Media Award
The SLA Media Award recognizes a journalist who, in the opinion of the SLA Public Relations Committee, published an outstanding feature on the special libraries profession, preferably in a general circulation publication or radio or television production. The award is intended to encourage journalists to develop stories on the various aspects of special libraries and the information professionals who manage them.
For information about this and future contests look in at (http://www.sla.org/content/memberservice/communication/pr/awdindex/index.cfm)
Special Libraries Association
The "Best of Show" Competition Awards are presented by the Swap n' Shop Committee (of the Public Relations Section of the Library Administration & Management Association of the ALA) for the best in PR and communications in several categories including Annual Reports, Bibliographies/Booklists, Calendars of Events, Fundraising Materials, Newsletters and other original materials.
The awards will be presented at ALA Conference. Go to http://www.ala.org/lama/awards/bestofshow/index.html.
ALA Awards, Grants, and Scholarships The Complete List!
What you will see is a complete list of all ALA Awards.
Click on the name of the award to send an email message to the person to contact for more information. For units where the award contact position is vacant, the ALA toll-free number and an extension are provided.
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