“Where’s Your Face in Our Place” Library Video Contest

Posted on 2/8/2010 8:50:53 AM

Students are spending more time than ever in the library: reading books, watching videos, doing research and using computers, studying with friends, working on projects—the list is endless! This National Library Week, we want to know what you like best about the IUP Libraries. We’re inviting you to create a video of what you like about IUP Libraries and enter our contest.


  • First place: $150 Co-op Bookstore gift certificate
  • Second place: $50 Co-op Bookstore gift certificate
  • Third and fourth place: $25 Co-op Bookstore gift certificate

To Enter

  • Upload a one- to three-minute original video to YouTube and e-mail the link to Portia Diaz (Portia@iup.edu) with the subject line “Library Video Contest Entry.”
  • Complete the entry form (PDF) and turn it in at the Library’s Administrative office at 203 Stapleton Library. A complete entry will include a signed release form.

Video Submission Deadline

Deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at 9:00 a.m.

Selection of the Winner

The winning entry will be chosen by a panel of judges using a predetermined rubric (PDF). Winner will be announced on April 16, 2010.

Contest Rules

Create a video that shows what you like best about the library. Video must be:

  • Filmed in one of the IUP Libraries
  • Produced entirely by IUP students
  • Between one and three minutes in length
  • Uploaded to YouTube
  • Original
  • Not in violation of the copyright law or IUP Student Code of Conduct.

Entries that do not adhere to contest rules will be disqualified.

Be sure to get permission of all the people who appear in the video, and please do not disturb other library users while you are making your video.

More Information

For more information contact, Portia Diaz at 724-357-4893 (portia@iup.edu) or Theresa McDevitt at 724-357-2330 (mcdevitt@iup.edu).