Applications are open for the 2023 PR Xchange Awards! This competition recognizes the very best public relations materials produced by libraries in the past year. Entries are evaluated on content, originality, and design by a team of experts in public relations, graphic design, communications, and marketing. This competition is unique in the way it evaluates a library's individual promotional materials, not an entire marketing campaign.
Core presents the 2023 Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists. The lists are composed of notable children’s and young adult science fiction published between November 2021 and October 2022 and organized into three age-appropriate categories. The annotated lists are available posted on the website at www.sfnotables.org.
CHICAGO–Have you completed an interesting project or conducted useful research that informs your practice? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience with the library and information science community, but aren’t sure how best to do it? Join Core on February 28, 2023, at 1 p.m.
Previously, the most recent six issues of LRTS were embargoed behind a login for subscribers and Core members, which has been removed. This change makes the complete contents of the journal from 1996 to the present freely available on the LRTS site.
CHICAGO–Join Core on February 15, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “User Engagement: New Approach and Tools.” Public libraries face challenges and opportunities in reshaping their community profile, especially post COVID.
Applications are open for the Core/OCLC Margaret Mann Citation, which recognizes outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification either through publication of significant professional literature, participation in professional cataloging associations, or valuable contributions to practice in individual libraries. The deadline to apply or nominate someone is Monday, February 13.