About JRLYAThe Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults is an open-access, peer-reviewed online research journal published by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Its purpose is to enhance the development of theory, research, and practices to support young adult library services, as emphasized in’ YALSA’s National Research Agenda.
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- Teen Social Media Practices and Perceptions of Peers: Implications for Youth Services Providers and Researchers November 21, 2019
- “Getting Basic Information Isn’t as Helpful as the Nuanced Advice We Can Give Each Other”: Teens with Autism on Digital Citizenship Education November 21, 2019
- What’s Going on Down Under? Part 2: Portrayals of Culture in Award-Winning Australian Young Adult Literature July 3, 2019
- Perspectives on Youth Data Literacy at the Public Library: Teen Services Staff Speak Out July 3, 2019
- Feels Like Home: The Digital Information Practices of Teen Fans July 3, 2019
Category Archives: Volume 2 Number 1: November 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
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
By Denise E. Agosto, Advisory Board Member, Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults As the YALSA Research Agenda 2012—2016 reflects, an understanding of young adults’ information behavior (IB) is key to designing and delivering the best possible library … Continue reading
By Kafi D. Kumasi, Advisory Board Member, Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults One of the primary reasons for conducting research on any subject is to help administrators and policy-makers make informed decisions about resource allocation. Conducting research … Continue reading
By Frances Jacobson Harris, Advisory Board Chair, Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults When reminiscing about their high school years, alumni from my school often focus on the creative projects they voluntarily undertook outside of formal class requirements–projects … Continue reading
By Robin Moeller, Amy Pattee, and Angela Leeper,’ Advisory Board Members, Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults Research that examines the interests, behaviors, and preferences of young adults is often conducted by those scholars who hold an affinity … Continue reading