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30th Annual Mary Ellen LoPresti Award

2014 LoPresti Award Entry Form

The Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce the 30th Annual Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Awards Competition for copyrighted 2013 Publications.

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is the largest international professional organization devoted to art librarianship. The Southeast Chapter of ARLIS/NA established the LoPresti Publication Award Competition in 1985 to recognize and encourage excellence in art publications issued in the Southeastern United States. The publication awards are named for Mary Ellen LoPresti, who was the Design Librarian at the Harrye B. Lyons Design Library, North Carolina State University, until her death in 1985.

Museums and galleries, educational institutions, libraries, organizations and commercial presses are encouraged to submit publications for consideration. All publications will be judged on the quality of content and format within the appropriate category. The number of items that may be submitted is not restricted.

Only those art and architecture books, exhibition catalogues, electronic publications (dvd’s), serials, and artist’s books published/copyrighted during the 2013 calendar year in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, or the Virgin Islands are eligible for consideration. In-house newsletters, posters, invitations and other promotional material will not be considered.

Entries should be received by August 31, 2014 to be considered. There is no entry fee, but ARLIS/SE reserves the right to retain all works submitted for consideration.

Mail entries with the completed entry form to:

ARLIS/SE Publications Awards
℅ Emily Luken
Main Library
University of Georgia
320 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-0688 | Email:

Winners of this year’s award will be announced in New Orleans, LA in October/November 2013 at the ARLIS/SE annual mid-year business meeting. Notification will be sent to all entrants. Winning entries will be placed in the Duke University East Campus Library, Durham, NC. Durham.

For further information, contact Emily Luken: