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Young Adults Deserve the Best: YALSA's Competencies in Action

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Sarah Flowers for YALSA ISBN-13: 9780838935873 136 pages 
 6 x 9 
 2010

As high school enrollment continues to rise, the need for effective librarianship serving young adults is greater than ever before. "Young Adults Deserve the Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth,” developed by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), is a document outlining areas of focus for providing quality library service in collaboration with teenagers. In this book, Sarah Flowers identifies and expands on these competency areas. This useful work includes 

  • Anecdotes and success stories from the field
  • Guidelines which can be used to create evaluation instruments, determine staffing needs, and develop job descriptions
  • Additional professional resources following each chapter that will help librarians turn theory into practice

The first book to thoroughly expand on this important document, Young Adults Deserve the Best is a key foundational tool not only for librarians but also for young adult specialists, youth advocacy professionals, and school administrators. 

Sku: 9780838935873
Vendor: ALA Editions

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