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Young adult librarians


  • Librarians who specialize in providing services to young adults.

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  • Variants

    • Teen librarians
    • Teen services librarians
    • Young adult services librarians
  • Broader Terms

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Excellence in library services to young adults, 2008:t.p. (edited ... for the Young Adult Library Services Association) p. 41, etc. (young adult librarian; teen services librarian; young adult services staff; youth librarians; teen librarian; young adult librarians)
    • found: YALSA website, Jan. 14, 2016:About YALSA (The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18) Mission statement (librarians and staff working with young adults)
    • found: Torres-Roman, Steven A. Dragons in the stacks : a teen librarian's guide to tabletop role-playing, 2015.
    • found: Intellectual freedom for teens : a practical guide for young adult and school librarians, 2014.
    • found: A day in the life : career options in library and information science, 2007:table of contents (Teen librarian) p. 6 (design and host programs for teens; conduct outreach programming in local junior and senior high schools; staff the children's department reference desk; help children, teens, and their parents with reader's advisory questions; develop the collection for teens) p. 8 (young adult librarianship; teen librarianship)
    • found: Taylor, Allan. Career opportunities in library and information science, c2009:p. 70 (Young Adult Librarian. Work closely with students and other young adults to fulfill their homework assignments and other reference needs and prepare library programs for young adults. Alternate titles: Reference/Young Adult Services Librarian; Young Adult Reference Librarian). The primary responsibility of Young Adult Librarians is for young adult materials and services)
    • found: Libraries and young adults, 1979:p. 6 (YA librarians) p. 7 (young adult specialist) p. 143 (young adult librarians)
    • found: Ludwig, S. Starting from scratch : building a teen library program, c2011:t.p. (series: Libraries Unlimited professional guides for young adult librarians) p. 2 (teen librarians) p. 22 (the teen librarian bridges the gap between children's services and adult services) p. 4 of cover (YA librarianship)
    • found: Jones, Patrick. Do it right! : best practices for serving young adults in school and public libraries, c2001:p. ix (Librarians serve young adults in both public and school libraries in an astonishing array of roles) p. xi (Our experience as young adult librarians)
    • found: Jones, Patrick. Connecting young adults and libraries, c2004:p. xxviii (YA (Young Adult): in the library field, the term that refers to a person ages twelve through eighteen. In the business world, the term refers more to twentysomethings. Generally, "young adult" is the term used in professional settings for this age group, while "teen" is used when interacting with this age group.) p. 3 (LSTs (Librarians Serving Teens)) p. 97 (During any given day, the percentage of an LST's time spent dealing with YA literature is minimal) p. 335 (Above and beyond all, LSTs are advocates for youth)
  • General Notes

    • Librarians who specialize in providing services to young adults.
  • Change Notes

    • 2016-01-14: new
    • 2016-04-12: revised
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