Tag Archives: information seeking and use

Recent South Korean Immigrant Adolescents’ Everyday Life Information Seeking When Isolated from Peers: A Pilot Study

By‘ Joung Hwa Koo,’ Doctoral Candidate,’ School of Library & Information Studies,’ College of Communication & Information,’ Florida State University Peers are important to adolescents. This research explores South Korean immigrant adolescents’ information seeking in the period of transition before new peer groups are established. … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 2 Number 3: September 2012 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Volume 2 of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, Volume 2: April 2012 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Young Adults’ Information Behavior: What We Know So Far and Where We Need to Go from Here

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

Posted in Volume 2 Number 1: November 2011, Volume 2 of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Impact of Libraries on Young Adults: Toward a Critical Research Agenda

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

Posted in Volume 2 Number 1: November 2011, Volume 2 of the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Young Adult Voice in Research about Young Adults

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

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Juried Posters from YALSA’s Research Poster Session at ALA Annual 2011

To view the posters, click on the image to enlarge them. Title: Teaching K-12 Digital Citizenship Lesley Farmer, EdD College of Education, California State University Long Beach lfarmer@csulb.edu Title: Silencing the Internal Censor in YA Collection Development Robin Fogle Kurz … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 4: August 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

YALSA Research Committee Poster Session

by Sandra Hughes-Hassell The YALSA Research Committee is charged with stimulating, encouraging, guiding, and directing the research needs of young adult library services, as well as compiling abstracts and disseminating research findings. In response to this charge, the Committee is … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 3: June 2011 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Information Seeking in the Context of a Hobby: A Case Study of a Young Adult with Asperger’s Syndrome

By Katie O’Leary Abstract This case study focuses on a young adult with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) whose hockey hobby necessitates significant information seeking that satisfies cognitive, affective, and social needs to the point that it precludes the development of practical … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 2: February 2011 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment