Thinking Outside the Book: Alternatives for Today's Teen Library Collections

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Price
$60.00
Publisher
Libraries Unlimited
Publish Date
Pages
216
Dimensions
6.42 X 9.16 X 0.65 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781591580591

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About the Author
C. ALLEN NICHOLS is Director, Wadsworth Public Library, Adjunct Instructor, Kent State Graduate School of Library and Information Science, past president of the Ohio Library Association, and elected fiscal officer of ALA's YALSA division.
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