March 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Applications open for JRLYA Member Editor Position

YALSA is seeking a Member Editor for its open-access, peer-reviewed, electronic research journal, the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA). JRLYA publishes high-quality research on library services to young adults quarterly. The position term would begin June 1, 2013. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2013.

The Member Editor will be responsible for the textual and graphic content of the continuous publication, and will work closely with YALSA’s Research…

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Added by YALSA on March 27, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

Present a Paper at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia

YALSA seeks proposals for its Trends Impacting Young Adult Services Paper Presentation, sponsored by YALSA’s past presidents and held at Midwinter Meeting. Proposals are due by June 1. The presenter will receive up to $1,500 to defray travel and registration costs.  The paper will be published in YALSA’s peer-reviewed Journal of Research on Libraries and Young…

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Added by YALSA on March 27, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments

Virtual Town Hall April 16th, 2013

As part of its year-long project, the National Forum on Libraries and Teens, YALSA will host its 2nd of three Virtual Town Halls on April 16th from 2-3pm, eastern. The Town Hall will focus on the topic of teen learning environments.  Interested individuals from the research, education, out of school time, youth development, library communities and more are welcome!  To learn more, or to access the link to the Town Hall, visit:…

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Added by YALSA on March 27, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Apply to Study at the HASTAC Network

HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to carry out social network data analysis for a $294,000 NSF EAGER project. Through a large-scale analysis of  the HASTAC social network, the Postdoc will investigate the interplay of cyberinfrastructure and scholarly communication, combining cutting-edge data mining methods…

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Added by YALSA on March 21, 2013 at 2:59pm — No Comments

New Report from Pew on Teens & Technology

Pew released a new teens & tech report on March 13, 2013:

http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teens-and-Tech.aspx

 

You can read about it via the YALSAblog post:

http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/2013/03/13/pew-report-teens-and-technology-2013/

Added by YALSA on March 13, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

Virtual Town Hall March 19th, 2013

As part of its year-long project, the National Forum on Libraries and Teens, YALSA will host it's first of three Virtual Town Halls on March 19th from 2-3pm, eastern. The March Town Hall will focus on the topic of partnerships.  Interested individuals from the research, education, out of school time, youth development, library communities and more are welcome!  To learn more, or to access the link to the Town Hall, visit:…

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Added by YALSA on March 6, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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