Connecting Young Adults and Libraries: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians / Edition 3

Connecting Young Adults and Libraries: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians / Edition 3

by Patrick Jones, Michele Gorman, Tricia Suellentrop
     
 

Jones, a consultant in youth services, outlines elements of teen services for library professionals, touching on customer service, booktalking, programming spaces, and youth involvement. An extensive technology chapter explains filters, Web sites, instant messaging, blogs, and virtual author chats. For this third edition, updated and expanded collection development… See more details below

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Jones, a consultant in youth services, outlines elements of teen services for library professionals, touching on customer service, booktalking, programming spaces, and youth involvement. An extensive technology chapter explains filters, Web sites, instant messaging, blogs, and virtual author chats. For this third edition, updated and expanded collection development sections recommend books, magazines, music, movies, and video games. Some 35 pages of core documents provide sample checklists, surveys, and patron handouts. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555705084
Publisher:
Neal Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
How-To-Do-It Manuals for Librarians Series
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : the language of the LST (librarian serving teens)
Ch. 1Why : the philosophy behind services to young adults1
Ch. 2Who : understanding the audience17
Ch. 3When/where : state-of-the-art YA services47
Ch. 4Customer service63
Ch. 5Collections97
Ch. 6Booktalking167
Ch. 7Outreach and partnership193
Ch. 8Programming219
Ch. 9Spaces and promotion253
Ch. 10Technology269
Ch. 11Youth involvement297
Ch. 12Issues in young adult services335

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