UMD Libraries Receive John Cotton Dana Award

gI_78425_johncottondanaThe University of Maryland Libraries was awarded a John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award in recognition of their “Thinking Big” campaign. The data-driven communications campaign was designed to increase awareness of UBorrow a faster interlibrary loan service available because of Maryland’s entrance into the Big Ten.

As winners of the award the Libraries will receive a $10,000 cash award funded by the H.W. Wilson Foundation, the American Library Association, andĀ EBSCO.

Congratulations UMD Libraries!

About the John Cotton Dana Award

The John Cotton Dana Award, provided in conjunction with the H.W. Wilson Foundation, the American Library Association and EBSCO, honors outstanding library public relations, whether a summer reading program, a year-long centennial celebration, fundraising for a new college library, an awareness campaign or an innovative partnership in the community.

In recognition of their achievement, John Cotton Dana award winners receive a cash award from the H.W. Wilson Foundation. The John Cotton Dana Awards are presented at an elegant reception hosted by EBSCO held during the American Library Association annual conference.


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