Public Libraries Feature Article Contest

About the Public Libraries Feature Article Contest To recognize articles written by those employed by a public library and published in Public Libraries.

Criteria for eligibility are:

  • Author(s) must be a public library employee(s) at the time the manuscript is submitted.
  • Articles must have been submitted or published in 2011.
  • Articles must be feature length. Verso and Perspectives contributions will not be considered.


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Second Prize

2008 Winner(s)

Right-Sizing the Reference Collection

by Rose M. Frase, assistant library manager at the Perry Hall Branch of the Baltimore County (Md.) Public Library, and Barbara Salit-Mischel, library manager at the Reistertown Branch of BCPL

The article was published in the January/Feburary 2007 issue.

First Prize

2008 Winner(s)

Going Mobile - The KCLS Roving Reference Model

by Barbara Pitney, reference services coordinator for the King County (Wash.) Library System, and Nancy Slote, branch library manager at the Seattle Public Library

The article was published in the January/February 2007 issue.