Use the Google search box to locate resources external to this guide. Children's and Youth Literature Research Guide : Home The purpose of this research guide is to provide a wide variety of resources that can be used for researching youth literature topics. Local Resources of Interest Cooperative Children's Book Center According to its website: The CCBC is a noncirculating examination, study, and research library for Wisconsin school and public librarians, teachers, early childhood care providers, university students, and others interested in children's and young adult literature. Department of Public Instruction Access the Department of Public Instruction for more information about literacy and libraries in the state of Wisconsin.
Readers' Advisory: The Most Important Class for New Librarians | Round Tables
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 se Want to keep the momentum going after a successful teen event? Alessio, co-author of the bestsellers A Year of Programs for Teens an Heather Booth, committed to serving the dynamic needs and interests of young people in a community setting, specializes in Young Adult Services, part of the Readers' Advisory and Audio Services Department, at the Downers Grove Public Library in Illinois. Du kanske gillar. Spara som favorit. Skickas inom vardagar.
Join me as I explore libraries — from books to creative library programs to technology and more…. It is laid out in five main parts, as follows:. The section that is of most interest to me is Part 3, as I feel that I already have a basic understanding of the foundations of RA and also of how and why teens use the library. Below I have laid out a few of the tidbits that one can glean from a careful reading and reading of this section. As I read the first, I found myself nodding in agreement as Booth describes ways to convey that one is open and interested in helping the teens, but without being too forceful.
It also involves knowing what books are available, from the books being published the coming season to what was published years ago. That knowledge includes what is on the shelf at the library, so weeding and collection development come into play. A lot of this is self-taught, with trial and error, workshops, reading books — not so much in library school. Wonder what my next profession will be, then; what profession that thinks books matter?