John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

The John Cotton Dana Award honors outstanding effective strategic communication campaigns that show
results – no matter what size or type of library.
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Year Began: 1946

Additional information about John Cotton Dana, the competition, and H.W. Wilson are available on the award's website

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Frequency: Annual

In recognition of their achievement, John Cotton Dana award winners receive a $10,000 cash development grant from the H.W. Wilson Foundation. Winners also have the opportunity to show their successful compaign to other libraries and serve as role models for libraries nationwide.

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