ALA's popular and respected Whole Library Handbook series continues with a volume specifically geared towards those who serve young adults, gathering stellar articles and commentary from some of the country's most innovative and successful teen services librarians. Sections focusing on practice, theory, and the philosophical underpinnings of the profession are supported by current research and historical perspectives. Both instructive and reflective in scope, this essential handbookProvides a comprehensive introduction to the background and day-to-day realities of teen librarianship for LIS students and those new to the fieldOffers expert tips and wisdom invaluable to those already working with teensHighlights trends, challenges, and opportunities in the changing world of how teens interact with libraries, and what they expectEmphasises advocacy across all spectrums, including in local communities and among fellow staff who may be anxious about teens in the libraryGuides staff in providing readers' advisory to teensIncludes ready-to-use marketing resources, templates, and sample teen services and teen volunteer plansAnyone who works with young adults will benefit from the thorough coverage provided by this volume's expert contributors.
Publisher: American Library Association
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 299 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm
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