Category Archives: Volume 2 of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults

Editor’s Message: Continuous Publishing

By Sandra Hughes-Hassell, JRLYA member editor Welcome to the Journal for Research on Libraries and Young Adults. Beginning with this issue, JRLYA will move to a dynamic publication schedule. As soon as a manuscript has met our rigorous review criteria, … Continue reading

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Media Literacy and Learning Commons in the Digital Age: Toward a Knowledge Model for Successful Integration into the 21st Century School Library

By Paul Mihailidis, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Emerson College and Director, Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change School libraries today feel increasing pressure to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing financial pressures, new media technologies, and a progressively media-savvy … Continue reading

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The Cover Story: What the Book Jacket of Adele Minchin’s Young Adult Novel, The Beat Goes On, Communicates about HIV/AIDS

By Annette Y. Goldsmith, Guest Faculty, University of Washington Information School;’  Melissa Gross, Professor, Florida State University School of Library and Information Studies; Debi Carruth, Doctoral Candidate, Florida State University School of Library and Information Studies Teens can learn about … Continue reading

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The YALSA Research Agenda: Getting It Done

By Virginia A. Walter, Professor Emerita, University of California, Los Angeles The YALSA National Research Agenda on Libraries, Teens, and Young Adults is an informative and inspirational document: informative because it succeeds in mapping the landscape of research in this … Continue reading

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Research Matters: The Long Reach of the Model of the Information Search Process (ISP)

By Carol C. Kuhlthau, Professor Emerita, Library and Information Science, Rutgers University, The Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) Youth services in public and school libraries are grounded in a long tradition of best practice and the continuing … Continue reading

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An Agenda of Praxis for Young Adult Librarianship

By Anthony Bernier, Associate Professor, San Jose State University Praxis Is Where I’m Headed All research seeks to impact the world. Library and Information Science (LIS) desires it no less than the “hard” sciences. So I am gratified to see … Continue reading

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Editor’s Message: February 2012

By Sandra Hughes-Hassell To advance YALSA’s National Research Agenda, to celebrate the foundational work that informed the development of the agenda and of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA), and in recognition of their influential contributions … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Spring 2012

JRLYA seeks papers for its Spring 2012 issue on the theme of Twenty-First Century Literacies. The issue will feature articles focusing on different twenty-first century literacies. Possibilities include information literacy, traditional literacy, multicultural literacy, transliteracy, visual literacy, media literacy, civic … Continue reading

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Editor’s Message: Fall 2011

By Sandra Hughes-Hassell This issue of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA) marks the beginning of our second year of publication. Over the past year, we have published articles on research topics such as the reading … Continue reading

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Research for the Next Generation

By Don Latham, Chair of the YALSA Research Committee The YALSA Research Agenda 2012—2016, adopted in October 2011 by YALSA’s Board of Directors, supports the organization’s mission to “build the capacity of libraries and librarians to engage, serve and empower … Continue reading

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