CHICAGO — The PR XChange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s PR XChange Awards Competition, under the direction of the Public Relations and Marketing Community of Practice, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). Over 390 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 100 institutions, including public, academic, school, state and special libraries. Entries were assessed by 8 in-person judges and 15 virtual judges based on the quality of content, format, design, creativity and originality.
CHICAGO — After many hours of deliberation the judges for this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards competition announced eight winners. Each winning library will receive a $10,000 award from the HW Wilson Foundation. The following winners will be celebrated June 25 at a reception sponsored by EBSCO during the American Library Association’s 2017 annual conference in Chicago.
CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association announced today that Lynn Hoffman has been elected as the new president-elect. She is the director of operations for the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
CHICAGO — Change management is more than just a buzzword in libraries these days. For many library leaders it has become a way of life requiring not only the ability to create change, but the ability to sustain a culture of innovation and change long-term.
CHICAGO—Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, is the featured speaker at the President’s Program of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). The President’s Program “The Business of Social Impact: Creating a World Where Everyone Has Value” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017 during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago.
CHICAGO — Mark Sandler, principal at Novel Solutions Consulting, has been named the 2017 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Sandler will receive a cash award and citation during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.
Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the Atkinson Award recognizes an academic librarian who has made significant contributions in the area of library automation or management and has made notable improvements in library services or research.
CHICAGO — Library communities and stakeholders increasingly place a high value on the ecological sustainability of their facilities and programs. For library directors and managers, the question often is, “Where do I start?” The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Creating Sustainable Libraries and Programs,” on at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time) on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
CHICAGO, June 8, 2016 — The Library Leadership and Management Association--Public Relations and Marketing Section (LLAMA-PRMS) PR Xchange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s PR Xchange Awards Competition for library promotional materials. Over 390 entries in print and electronic formats were submitted from over 100 institutions, including public, academic, school, state and special libraries. Entries were appraised by a jury of 17 marketing professionals on the quality of content, format, design, creativity and originality.