New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults

New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults

by Young Adult Library Services Association
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838908276

ISBN-13: 9780838908273

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: ALA Editions

To help libraries strike a true partnership with young adults, this book presents a framework for developing services to teens that are both collaborative and outcomes-driven. The framework lays out 12 goals and 10 core values of young adult service and offers suggestions for planning, implementing, and evaluating services and boosting achievement of young adult

Overview

To help libraries strike a true partnership with young adults, this book presents a framework for developing services to teens that are both collaborative and outcomes-driven. The framework lays out 12 goals and 10 core values of young adult service and offers suggestions for planning, implementing, and evaluating services and boosting achievement of young adult students. Success stories and various standards are included. Guidelines can be used for developing a new program or revitalizing existing services. Jones is a youth library services consultant. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838908273
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsv
1Directions1
Background4
Purpose6
2Planning Your Trip9
3Maps13
Twelve goals15
Ten core values17
Ten essential arguments41
4Two Roads to Travel47
The New Planning for Results47
Information Power51
5Itinerary for Quality Library Services to Young Adults57
Administration58
Collections59
Programs62
Services63
Electronic Resources65
Facilities and Hours66
Staff68
6Reaching the Destination: Success Stories70
7A Successful Journey: Outcomes78
Appendixes
AService Responses from The New Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach81
BThe 40 Developmental Assets from the Search Institute83
CYoung Adult Services Trainers Offer Their Services to School and Public Libraries87
DStrategic Plan of the Young Adult Library Services Association88
ENormal Adolescent Development from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology100
FToward a Blueprint for Youth: Making Positive Youth Development a National Priority104
GGuidelines for Youth Participation110
HThe Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning from the American Association of School Librarians113
IExcerpt from Adolescent Literacy: A Position Statement from the International Reading Association115
JYoung Adults Deserve the Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Young Adults124
Vehicles129
Resources Cited129
Resources for Further Reading132
Index139

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