Urban teens in the library : research and practice

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q Z718.5.U73 2010
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Oversize
 
Call Number  q Z718.5.U73 2010
 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead Non Fiction LIBR 027.62 Urba
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Non Fiction
 
Call Number  LIBR 027.62 Urba
 
 
Summary
This groundbreaking book is relevant to all librarians working with urban teens and looking for ways to reach out to them.
Contents
Who are urban teens, and what does urban mean, anyway? / Denise E. Agosto and Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Moving beyond the stereotypes : seeing urban teenagers as individuals / Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Lewis Hassell, and Denise E. Agosto
Revamping library services to meet urban teens' everyday life information needs and preferences / Denise E. Agosto and Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Developing a leisure reading program that is relevant and responsive to the lives of urban teenagers : insights from research / Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Street lit : before you can recommend it, you have to understand it / Vanessa J. Irvin Morris, with Denise E. Agosto and Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Urban teens, online social networking, and library services / June Abbas and Denise E. Agosto
Urban teens and their use of public libraries / Denise E. Agosto
Public library websites and urban teenagers' health information needs / Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Dana Hanson-Baldauf
Spacing out with young adults : translating YA space concepts into practice / Anthony Bernier
Youth development and evaluation : lessons from "Public Libraries as Partners in Youth Development" / Elaine Meyers
The loft at ImaginOn : a new-generation library for urban teens / Michele Gorman, Amy Wyckoff, and Rebecca L. Buck
Before it's reading, it's writing : urban teens as authors in the public library / Autumn Winters and Elizabeth J. Gregg
Following and leading teens online : using digital library services to reach urban teens / Kara Reuter ... [et al.].

Additional Information
Subjects Young adults' libraries -- United States.
Libraries and teenagers -- United States.
Libraries and metropolitan areas -- United States.
Internet in young adults' libraries -- United States.
Urban youth -- Books and reading -- United States.
Publisher Chicago :American Library Association,2010
Contributors Agosto, Denise E.
Hughes-Hassell, Sandra.
Language English
Description xii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780838910153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0838910157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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