Tag Archives: teen reading

The Cover Story: What the Book Jacket of Adele Minchin’s Young Adult Novel, The Beat Goes On, Communicates about HIV/AIDS

By Annette Y. Goldsmith, Guest Faculty, University of Washington Information School;’  Melissa Gross, Professor, Florida State University School of Library and Information Studies; Debi Carruth, Doctoral Candidate, Florida State University School of Library and Information Studies Teens can learn about … Continue reading

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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

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Editor’s Message: Summer 2011

by Sandra Hughes-Hassell Researchers present the findings of their studies in a number of ways. While the primary avenue for dissemination is still the peer-reviewed journal, other means such as juried conference papers and presentations, as well as juried poster … 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

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More Powerful than a Locomotive: Using Graphic Novels to Motivate Struggling Male Adolescent Readers

by Karen Gavigan Abstract Although the popularity of graphic novels is growing by leaps and bounds, there is currently little empirical research documenting their use with struggling male adolescent readers. The purpose of this article is to present the results … Continue reading

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Rural Teens on the Role of Reading in Their Lives

By Paulette M. Rothbauer Abstract This paper reports the findings of a qualitative inquiry into the reading habits and library practices of older teenagers living in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario, Canada. The researcher interviewed twenty-seven young adults between … Continue reading

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