Tag Archives: school libraries

How Usable Are School Library Websites? A Random Sample from All Fifty States

Anthony S. Chow, Ph.D. Associate Professor, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Rebecca J. Morris, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies Amy Figley, MLIS Karla Regan, MLIS candidate, Eastern Guilford High School Librarian Samantha Lam, MLIS, … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 7: June 2016 | 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

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

Editor’s Message: Spring 2011

by Sandra Hughes-Hassell Welcome to the third issue of the Journal for Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA), the online research journal of the Young Adult Library Services Association. Its purpose is to enhance the development of theory, research, … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Volume 1 Number 3: June 2011 | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The School Library versus the School Board: An Exploration of the Book Banning Trend of the 1980s

By Amy Pelman and Beverly Lynch Abstract While attempted book banning in school libraries continues to this day, a rash of book challenges occurred during the 1980s. Parents, students, and other stakeholders brought lawsuits against groups and individuals attempting to … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 1 Number 2: February 2011 | Tagged , , | 4 Comments