New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults (Google eBook)

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Patrick Jones, Linda L. Waddle
American Library Association, 2002 - Education - 146 pages
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This exciting new 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 18 real-life success stories, New Directions will help you to build a loyal constituency of teenagers who are active and engaged in all that your library has to offer. Active youth participation is the future of libraries. Use your library to boost the achievements and esteem of the young adults in your community with the groundbreaking New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults!
  

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Contents

Directions
1
Background
4
Purpose
6
Planning Your Trip
9
Maps
13
Twelve goals
15
Ten core values
17
Ten essential arguments
41
Staff
68
Reaching the Destination Success Stories
70
A Successful Journey Outcomes
78
Service Responses from The New Planning for Results A Streamlined Approach
81
The 40 Developmental Assets from the Search Institute
83
Young Adult Services Trainers Offer Their Services to School and Public Libraries
87
Strategic Plan of the Young Adult Library Services Association
88
Normal Adolescent Development from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychology
100

Two Roads to Travel
47
Information Power
51
Itinerary for Quality Library Services to Young Adults
57
Administration
58
Collections
59
Programs
62
Services
63
Electronic Resources
65
Facilities and Hours
66
Toward a Blueprint for Youth Making Positive Youth Development a National Priority
104
Guidelines for Youth Participation
110
The Nine Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning from the American Association of School Librarians
113
Excerpt from Adolescent Literacy A Position Statement from the International Reading Association
115
Young Adults Deserve the Best Competencies for Librarians Serving Young Adults
124
VEHICLES
129
Resources for Further Reading
132
INDEX
139
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About the author (2002)

Patrick Jones is a former librarian for teenagers. He received lifetime achievement awards from the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association in 2006. He is the author of numerous books including Things Change, Chasing Tail Lights, The Tear Collector, and The Gamble.

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