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
Tag Archives: civic engagement
Taylor, Natalie Greene. “Middle-Schoolers’ Perceptions of Government: Intersection of Information and Civic Literacies.” Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 9 (2018). n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.
Graffiti, Poetry, Dance: How Public Library Art Programs Affect Teens Part 2: The Research Study and Its Practical Implications
‘ By’ Shannon Crawford Barniskis,’ Director,’ Lomira Community Library Part 1 of this article synthesized the literature on civic engagement, art, libraries, and teen services to demonstrate how public libraries can transform the lives of their patrons and the communities they serve. This … Continue reading
Graffiti, Poetry, Dance: How Public Library Art Programs Affect Teens Part 1: Introduction & Literature Review
By’ Shannon Crawford Barniskis,’ Director,’ Lomira Community Library This two-part article addresses the outcomes of art programs in public libraries by examining the literature, and by asking teens how these programs can affect their civic engagement. The literature review synthesizes previous research on … Continue reading