Connecting Young Adults and Libraries

Connecting Young Adults and Libraries

A How-to-do-it Manual

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses young adult collections, services, programming, and marketing ideas, as well as issues in young adult services

Book News
Helps public and school librarians meet the needs of their young adult populations and turn them into raving library fans. Part I overviews basic issues in serving young adults, and Part II describes characteristics and needs of young adult patrons. Part III explains why libraries and kids need each other, and Part IV contains chapters on nuts and bolts of core services: developing collections, providing reference and readers' advisory services, and working with schools. Part V contains information on planning, evaluation, and marketing issues. Brief calendar sections offer practical advice on managing proactive young adult services throughout the year. Includes sample documents and forms, and lists of print and nonprint resources. This second edition comes with a training toolkit of tips, exercises, and checklists. Appendices provide contacts for publishers, magazines, and professional periodicals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c1998
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781555703158
Characteristics: xxii, 460 p. : ill ; 28 cm


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