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Welcome to the Network for Research on Libraries and Teens. This community is sponsored by YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association) and is the space for those interested in and performing teen research to connect with each other. Feel free to explore the space and become an active member of the community.

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Censorship in collection development for young adults

I am currently working on a research paper regarding censorship in collection development for young adults with a focus on how that impinges on intellectual freedom.Any resources would be greatly…Continue

Started by Sarah Mellowship Oct 12, 2011.

Research Requests 1 Reply

Are you looking for research on a particular topic? Let the Network know of your needs. Include information on the reason for the need for the research - advocacy within your community, library…Continue

Started by Linda W. Braun. Last reply by Christine Turland Sep 23, 2011.

Research Support

Have a question about the research project you are working on? Wonder if there is someone who can help you brainstorm an area of research? Post your question, topic, comment here and connect with…Continue

Started by Linda W. Braun Mar 25, 2011.

 

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YALSA will be sunsetting this resource on May 1, 2017, due to low usage/interest.  After that date the site will no longer be available.  If you wish to connect with other researchers interested in libraries, learning and teens, please subscribe to YALSA's yaresearchers@lists.ala.org email listserv by visiting http://lists.ala.org/sympa/info/yaresearchers and signing up (it's free).  Thank you!

JRLYA

Read YALSA's Journal of Research of Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA). The web-based journal is published quarterly and includes research on a variety of topics related to teens including literature, technology, and development.

YALSA Research Resources Wiki

Check out YALSA's wiki filled with resources to looking for and involved in research related to teens.  Feel free to add to the wiki with materials with which you are familiar.

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Stephanie Tournear is now a member of Network for Research on Libraries and Teens
Mar 20
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Mar 10
Patrick Yaeger is now a member of Network for Research on Libraries and Teens
Feb 9
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YALSA's 2017 - 2021 Research Agenda on Libraries, Learning & Teens

At their meeting last month, YALSA’s Board of Directors adopted the new research agenda for YALSA.  We just posted it online here:http://www.ala.org/yalsa/guidelines/research/researchagendaPlease feel free to distribute this widely.  Thank you!See More
Feb 9
YALSA posted a blog post

Fellowship Opportunity for Faculty Teaching Media or Tech Courses

Apply by Feb. 28, 2017.  The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) is offering this opportunity as a part of their Ready to Code (RtC) project.  RtC Faculty Fellows will work with the RtC Phase II project team to develop, revise, and pilot technology and media curricula that infuses existing courses with content and learning experiences grounded in RtC…See More
Jan 12
YALSA posted a blog post

call for papers on teens, social justice and libraries open until Feb. 15, 2017

The deadline has been extended for the call for papers relating to social justice, libraries and teens for the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults.  The new deadline is Feb. 15, 2017.  Learn more at http://www.yalsa.ala.org/jrlya/2016/08/call-for-papers-special-themed-social-justice-issue/See More
Dec 19, 2016
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Dec 7, 2016
YALSA posted a blog post

Research & Practice Fellow Opportunity: apply by Nov. 4, 2016

Apply for a 2017 Research + Practice Fellowship of up to $2000, designed for STEM educators and researchers interested in building more connections across research + practice.The Research + Practice Collaboratory supports increased communication and collaboration among educators and educational researchers. To advance this cause, we created the Research + Practice Fellowship program to support educators to travel to research conferences, and researchers to travel to educator conferences. As an…See More
Oct 24, 2016
Magda Cupidon is now a member of Network for Research on Libraries and Teens
Oct 24, 2016
Katherine Leppek commented on Katherine Leppek's blog post Searching for help
Aug 13, 2016
Katherine Leppek posted a blog post

Searching for help

Hello, I am the founder of Books for Kigutu, a small non profit working in Southern Burundi. We are building a library in Kigutu with the help of Village Health Works (ngo). I need help finding a supplier of new libraries that will give a diverse selection of books for our new library in 2017. Focus on children age 2-18 and also adults. Thank you for helping. booksforkigutu@gmail.comSee More
Aug 13, 2016
YALSA posted a blog post

call for papers on teens, social justice and libraries

YALSA’s peer reviewed, open source Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults is seeking papers now through Dec. 5th, 2016.  Details are here:http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/2016/08/12/call-for-papers-journal-of-research-on-libraries-and-young-adults-3/See More
Aug 12, 2016
Profile IconBrittania J. Surles and Katherine Leppek joined Network for Research on Libraries and Teens
Aug 12, 2016
YALSA posted a blog post

call for papers for 2016 International Association of School Librarianship Conference

If you are interested in attending the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) 2016 conference in Tokyo this August, please be aware that May 15, 2016 is the deadline for early bird registration rates and for the call for papers.  At this event you will have an opportunity to listen to a wide range of professional and research presentations, visit Japanese school libraries, and meet people who share your interests, enthusiasms or challenges.  Visit the IASL 2016 conference page…See More
Mar 23, 2016
YALSA posted a blog post

Apply by March 25, 2016 for ALA Google Policy Fellowship

The American Library Association (ALA) today announces the opening of the application process for the prestigious 2016 Google Policy Fellowship program. The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) began its participation in this program at the program’s founding in 2008.For the summer of 2016, the selected fellow will spend 10 weeks in residence at the ALA policy office in Washington, D.C., to learn about national…See More
Mar 7, 2016
YALSA posted a blog post

Apply by May 1, 2016 for funding for STEM related research

This special joint NLG-Libraries and NLG-Museums initiative invites proposals for research on informal educational approaches that leverage community Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals in the broadest sense. Funded research projects of up to $1M will create a foundation for reaching children and families from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds, with different levels of knowledge about STEM.IMLS is interested in proposals for design-based research…See More
Feb 9, 2016

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