Public Libraries Feature Article Contest
Congratulations to our recipients for articles published in 2015!
- This year’s first place winner ($500 prize) is Kati Irons, Pierce County (Wash.) Library System, for her feature article "Low-Hanging Fruit: Learning How to Improve Customer Service, Staff Communication, and Job Satisfaction with Process Improvement," which appeared in the January/February 2015 issue of Public Libraries.
- Douglas Crane, Palm Beach (Fla.) County Library System, received an honorable mention and a $300 prize for his feature article "May I Ask You A Question? Lessons Learned from Interviewing Public Library Leaders" in the November/December 2015 issue.
Feature articles submitted or published in 2016 will be eligible to compete for two cash prizes. The winner of the feature article contest will receive $500; honorable mention receives $300.
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 2016.
- Articles must be feature length. Verso and Perspectives contributions will not be considered.
The articles will be evaluated and winners will be chosen by members of the Public Libraries Advisory Subcommittee. Manuscripts and supplemental materials must be submitted through the online Public Libraries Editorial Manager.
Questions? Please contact Kathleen Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.