Thinking Outside the Book: Alternatives for Today's Teen Library Collections - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)
  • Thinking Outside the Book: Alternatives for Today's Teen Library Collections - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)
zoom

Thinking Outside the Book: Alternatives for Today's Teen Library Collections - Libraries Unlimited Professional Guides for Young Adult Librarians Series (Paperback)

(author)
£35.00
Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 28/02/2004
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Expand your teen collection beyond traditional print books into exciting alternatives that will get teens into your library and keep them coming back. Top teen librarians share their inspiration and expertise on how to defy limits, and create the kind of collection that appeals to the diverse range of today's teens. You'll find valuable guidelines and tips on how to broaden and enliven your collection with graphic novels, magazines (and zines), audiobooks, video, music, interactive software and games, and more. You'll also discover how to harness the power of the Internet and establish a virtual collection. There is even a chapter presenting options for shelving and display of these alternative media. If you're ready to bring your teen collection into the 21st century, now's the time to act-and this is a great place to start. Grades 6-12.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591580591
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 345 g
Dimensions: 233 x 163 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"[T]his book should serve the needs of the young adult librarian interested in alternative formats for young adult collections."-Public Library Quarterly
"[T]his book will point you in the right direction for ideas and resources. If you need ideas for increasing young adult library usage, then this book can get you off to a good start with non-book collections....From comics to games, expand your collection and increase library use."-Teacher Librarian
"If you think you have a diverse teen collection in your library, you'll think twice after reading this book....Though I believe this guide is more applicable for public libraries that do not have a curriculum to support, this collection guide will help library media specialists reexamine their current collections for consideration of these additional materals. Recommended."-Library Media Connection
"This book should serve the needs of the young adult librarian interested in alternative formats for young adult collections."-Public Library Quarterly
"This book will point you in the right direction for ideas and resources. If you need ideas for increasing young adult library usage, then this book can get you off to a good start with non-book collections.... From comics to games, expand your collection and increase library use."-Teacher Librarian
?This book should serve the needs of the young adult librarian interested in alternative formats for young adult collections.?-Public Library Quarterly
?This book will point you in the right direction for ideas and resources. If you need ideas for increasing young adult library usage, then this book can get you off to a good start with non-book collections.... From comics to games, expand your collection and increase library use.?-Teacher Librarian
?If you think you have a diverse teen collection in your library, you'll think twice after reading this book....Though I believe this guide is more applicable for public libraries that do not have a curriculum to support, this collection guide will help library media specialists reexamine their current collections for consideration of these additional materals. Recommended.?-Library Media Connection
?Librarians today must look for new ways to promote library services that encourage young adults to utilize the library....[e]xamines aspects of collection development for teens above and beyond traditional books....Although, it is written for public librarians, school librarians looking for collection development support will also find this well-written and highly practical resource valuable.?-Booklist/Professional Reading
"Librarians today must look for new ways to promote library services that encourage young adults to utilize the library....[e]xamines aspects of collection development for teens above and beyond traditional books....Although, it is written for public librarians, school librarians looking for collection development support will also find this well-written and highly practical resource valuable."-Booklist/Professional Reading

You may also be interested in...

Directory of Irish Archives
Added to basket
Teaching Information Literacy
Added to basket
Bodleian Library Treasures
Added to basket
Treasures from Ucl
Added to basket
Libraries in the Ancient World
Added to basket
Lambeth Palace Library
Added to basket
Library
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Oxford Guide to Library Research
Added to basket
A Brief History of the Bodleian Library
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.