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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- What’s Going on Down Under? Part 1: Portrayals of Culture in Award-Winning Australian Young Adult Literature March 27, 2019
- One, Two, Three, Four! We Don’t Want Your F**king War! The Vietnam Antiwar Movement in Young Adult Fiction March 27, 2019
- Disability Narrative Theory and Young Adult Fiction of Mental Illness March 27, 2019
- Pausing at the Threshold: Peritextual Images in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Winners January 18, 2019
- The First All-Digital Library Space: The Effectiveness of BiblioTech’s Services for Urban Youth January 18, 2019
Category Archives: Volume 4: May 2014
By Barbara J. Guzzetti, Professor, Arizona State University and Marcia A. Mardis, Associate Professor, Florida State University Abstract Graphic nonfiction has been under-researched for content-area instruction, yet these hybrid texts may motivate reluctant readers as they blend elements of art, … Continue reading
By Stephanie Levitt Shaulskiy, Doctoral Candidate in Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University; Janet L. Capps, Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University; Laura M. Justice, Executive Director of The Crane Center … Continue reading
Beyond Books, Nooks, and Dirty Looks: The History and Evolution of Library Services to Teens in the United States
By Shari A. Lee, Assistant Professor, St. John’s University Abstract Public libraries have had a long, though decidedly less than adequate, tradition of serving teens. While there have been encouraging transformations occurring in many of these institutions, a significant number … Continue reading
By Abigail L. Phillips, PhD Student, School of Library and Information Studies, Florida State University Abstract Young adults are becoming more and more engaged with social media for a variety of reasons. Social networking sites–such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter–provide … Continue reading
By Carol L. Tilley, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Abstract During the 1940s and 1950s, comics were the most popular form of reading for young people in the United States, despite widespread disapproval for the medium by librarians … Continue reading