New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.34
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 93%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $2.34   
  • New (3) from $36.31   
  • Used (6) from $2.34   

Overview

"This book has an ambitious goal - to help libraries, with their communities, strike a true partnership with the young adults in their communities. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has teamed up with Patrick Jones to present a comprehensive framework for developing services to teens that are both collaborative and outcomes-driven." Packed with useful resources, including eighteen real-life success stories, YALSA's key action areas and guidelines, adolescent developmental assets from the Search Institute, and standards for information literacy, this ground-breaking book will help you foster a thriving and loyal young adult constituency and a new direction for your services.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780838908273
  • Publisher: ALA Editions
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 156
  • Sales rank: 1,169,496
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 Directions 1
2 Planning Your Trip 9
3 Maps 13
4 Two Roads to Travel 47
5 Itinerary for Quality Library Services to Young Adults 57
6 Reaching the Destination: Success Stories 70
7 A Successful Journey: Outcomes 78
App. A Service Responses from The New Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach 81
App. B The 40 Developmental Assets from the Search Institute 83
App. C Young Adult Services Trainers Offer Their Services to School and Public Libraries 87
App. D Strategic Plan of the Young Adult Library Services Association 88
App. E Normal Adolescent Development from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology 100
App. F Toward a Blueprint for Youth: Making Positive Youth Development a National Priority 104
App. G Guidelines for Youth Participation 110
App. H The Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning from the American Association of School Librarians 113
App. I Excerpt from Adolescent Literacy: A Position Statement from the International Reading Association 115
App. J Young Adults Deserve the Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Young Adults 124
Vehicles 129
Resources Cited 129
Resources for Further Reading 132
Index 139
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)