Upcoming Event: bookFace Photo Contest: The Green Spine Edition

As part of the Green Spine Book Fair 2016, the Libraries will hold the bookFace Photo Contest: The Green Spine Edition on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This activity aims to showcase the DLSU students’ and faculty members’ creativity through the use of books as artistic objects, foster the love of reading and promote the library’s print collection and social media accounts.

  • The contest is open to all bona-fide DLSU faculty and all students of DLSU Manila, MEC, and STC campuses.
  • The contest will be held on 20 January 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Individual and group entries will be accepted. Each individual/group is only allowed to submit one (1) entry. Interested participants may pre-register online not later than 15 January 2016 (Friday). Walk-in participants may also join this contest by registering at the Libraries’ Booth at the Green Spine Book Fair, Cory Aquino Democratic Space on the contest date from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Submission of entry constitutes permission to use contestant’s name and entry for purposes of presentation, marketing and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become property of the Libraries.

  • The contestants will pick a book/s that has a human face and/or any body part in its cover. The book/s should be borrowed and checked out from the Libraries’ collection.
  • The contestants will snap a photo using the book cover/s to augment or obscure any part of his/her/their body/ies or face/s (examples can be viewed in this link).
  • To qualify, contestants shall:
    • “like” the Facebook page of the Libraries and “follow” LORA’s Twitter account
    • tweet the photo to @LORA_DLSULib using the hashtags #GreenSpine2016 and #TheGreenSpineBookFaceContest on 20 January 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • send a scanned copy of the checkout transaction receipt of the book/s borrowed or a screenshot of the contestant’s MyLibrary account showing that the book/s is/are checked out to him/her
  • Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:  
    • Originality           25%
    • Creativity            25%
    • Presentation                 30%
    • Social Media Impact*    20%
*will be based on the entry’s recorded total number of likes on Facebook and number of favorites on Twitter until 20 January 2016 at 12 midnight. The Libraries will post all qualified entries on its Facebook page on the same day, 20 January 2016 at 5:00 PM.

Winners and Prizes:
  • The three entries with the highest scores will be declared winners and will receive the following prizes:
    • 1st prize: Php 1,500-worth The Store gift certificate
    • 2nd prize: Php 1,000-worth The Store gift certificate
    • 3rd  prize: Php 500-worth The Store gift certificate
  • The list of winners will be posted on the DLSU Libraries Newsette, Twitter, and Facebook page on 21 January 2016. Winners will be invited to attend the Green Spine 2016 Awarding Ceremonies on 21 January 2016 at 4:00 PM.