New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults

New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults

by Young Adult Library Services Association
     
 

"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… See more details below

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"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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838908273
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
1,059,461
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

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

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