Baker & Taylor Discusses young adult collections, services, programming, and marketing ideas, as well as issues in young adult services
Book News Helps public and school librarians meet the needs of their young adult populations and turn them into raving library fans. Part I overviews basic issues in serving young adults, and Part II describes characteristics and needs of young adult patrons. Part III explains why libraries and kids need each other, and Part IV contains chapters on nuts and bolts of core services: developing collections, providing reference and readers' advisory services, and working with schools. Part V contains information on planning, evaluation, and marketing issues. Brief calendar sections offer practical advice on managing proactive young adult services throughout the year. Includes sample documents and forms, and lists of print and nonprint resources. This second edition comes with a training toolkit of tips, exercises, and checklists. Appendices provide contacts for publishers, magazines, and professional periodicals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.