Author Archives: Anna Lam

About Anna Lam

Anna Lam is a Communications Specialist for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).

Provide the Highest Level of Service: Public Library Collections of LGBTQ* Materials for Adolescents in the United States

Brendler, Beth, Lindsay Beckman, Denice Adkins, Heather Moulaison Sandy, Natalia Wiggins-Prelas, and Vanessa Adams. “Provide the Highest Level of Service: Public Library Collections of LGBTQ* Materials for Adolescents in the United States”. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 8 … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Color: Identifying Race and Ethnicity in YA Speculative Fiction Reviews

Davis, Jewel. “Dreaming in Color: Identifying Race and Ethnicity in YA Speculative Fiction Reviews”. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 8 (2017): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.

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Understanding Empathetic Services: The Role of Empathy in Everyday Library Work

Phillips, Abigail. “Understanding Empathetic Services: The Role of Empathy in Everyday Library Work”. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 8 (2017). n. page. Web. <Date accessed>. 

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The Real Deal 2*: How Autism Is Described in YA Novels

Applegate, Rachel, Marilyn Irwin, and Annette Y. Goldsmith. The Real Deal 2*: How Autism Is Described in YA Novels. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 7 (2016): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.

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Teen Book Covers: What’s Missing?

LaRosee, Elizabeth. Teen Book Covers: What’s Missing?. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 7 (2016): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.

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What We Know: Planning, Implementing, and Assessing a Media Literacy-Themed Summer Camp

Richardson, Philina, Nancy Garmer, Erin Mahaney, Lisa Petrillo, and Rebecca Weber. What We Know: Planning, Implementing, and Assessing a Media Literacy-Themed Summer Camp. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 7 (2016): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.

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Hunky Cajuns and Gay Sextons: Diversity as Represented in Adolescent Book Reviews

Ostenson, Jon, Rosie Ribeira, Rachel Wadham, and Katie Irion. Hunky Cajuns and Gay Sextons: Diversity as Represented in Adolescent Book Reviews. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 7 (2016): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.

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Call for Papers: Special Themed Social Justice Issue

Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA) is currently accepting submissions for a special themed issue. It will highlight research related to social justice issues and public and school library services for teens. Researchers, librarians, graduate students, and … Continue reading

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How Usable Are School Library Websites? A Random Sample from All Fifty States

Anthony S. Chow, Ph.D. Associate Professor, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Rebecca J. Morris, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies Amy Figley, MLIS Karla Regan, MLIS candidate, Eastern Guilford High School Librarian Samantha Lam, MLIS, … Continue reading

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*Competencies Needed to Provide Teen Library Services of the Future: A Survey of Professionals in Learning Labs and Makerspaces

Kyungwon Koh, PhD, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Oklahoma June Abbas, PhD, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Oklahoma Koh, Kyungwon and June Abbas. Competencies Needed to Provide Teen Library Services of the Future: A … Continue reading

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