LLAMA John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

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The 2016 John Cotton Dana Award Application is Now Available
Entries are Due April 1, 2016

Please see the application form for entry details

The application form for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD) is now available. The award, managed by the LLAMA Public Relations and Marketing Section, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards will be granted by the H.W. Wilson Foundation, and winners will be honored at an awards ceremony during the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.  The event is sponsored by EBSCO Information Services.

The competition is open to libraries of all sizes, types and budgets, as well as agencies and associations that promote library service. Entries are submitted electronically and must be received by April 1, 2016. The form and application instructions can be found at: https://johncottondana.nonprofitcms.org/a.

JCD entries are organized around the following areas: needs assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Libraries submit samples of their processes, research, media releases, media coverage or other results received along with evaluation of the results and other documentation and supporting materials that show the scope and effectiveness of the library’s strategic communication efforts.

You can also learn more about the award and see previous winners.

The John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards are sponsored by: