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Author Jones, Patrick, 1961-
Title Connecting young adults and libraries : a how-to-do-it manual / Patrick Jones.
Pub Info New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c1998.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Vineyard Haven Children's  OFFICE 025.5 JON     LIB USE ONLY
Edition 2nd ed.
Descript xxii, 460 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series How-to-do-it manuals for librarians ; no. 59
How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 59.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-451) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Where ya? -- 1. Trends in YA services -- pt. 2. Who ya? -- 2. Investigating the audience -- Contradictions/stereotypes -- Developmental tasks -- Works in progress -- Opposites attract -- YA lives and times -- pt. 3. Why ya? -- 3. Making the case -- Why kids need libraries -- Why libraries need kids -- Creating support -- Fulfilling the roles -- Service plans -- pt. 4. What ya? -- 4. YA collections -- YA literature -- Reading research -- Reading interests -- Collection questions -- Setting priorities -- Fiction -- Nonfiction -- Periodicals -- Music -- Nonprint collections -- Technology -- Selection tools -- Collection concerns -- Reaching reluctant readers -- 5. Reference, readers' advisory, and instruction -- Qualities for quality service -- Reference services -- Readers' advisory services -- Library instruction and orientation -- Schools and library cooperation -- 6. Booktalking : don't tell, sell -- Research -- Rules -- Hooks -- Shows -- Booktalk examples -- pt. 5. How ya? -- 7. Surveying the field -- Short history -- By the numbers -- By the books -- Marketing to young adults -- Measurement and evaluation -- 8. Issues in YA services -- Access -- Confidentiality -- Privacy -- Social responsibilities of libraries and librarians -- Censorship -- Restricted access to services -- Latchkey/homeless -- Out-of-school and non-college bound YAs -- Lack of diversity in the literature -- Defining YA services -- 9. High-speed connections : YAs and the Internet -- Youth, the Internet, and library policy -- Applying the policy -- Alphabet of criteria -- Public library YA web sites -- The YA librarian's help/home page -- Annotated best sites -- 10. YA training -- The need for training -- The goals of training -- Tips and tools for training -- Training exercises -- A training checklist.
Subject Young adults' libraries -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Young adults -- Books and reading -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 1555703151
9781555703158
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