Collection Development Resources /
Handout from 6.16.10 Workshop
a guide to reading interests. 2nd. ed. By Diana Tixier
Herald. Libraries Unlimited. 2003
Recommended genre fiction—each chapter has lists of
titles by specific genres that appeal to mature teens. The
first chapter discusses teen reading habits and ways in
which libraries can market to teens.
Thinking outside the Book: alternatives for today’s teen
library collections. Ed by. C. Allen Nichols. Libraries
Examines aspects of collection development for teens
above and beyond traditional books.
articles, booklists, reviews and special columns devoted to
information needs and interests of Teens. Magazine websites
offer several of the articles and features from the print
VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) print: bi-monthly
journal. Scarecrow Press.$62.
Journal: for children, Young Adult and school
librarians. print. 15 issues/yr. $136.99. Reed Business
Information. (included in Proquest database full text.)
print subscr. 22 issues/yr. $109.95. American Library
(included in Proquest database full text).
Titlewave: www.titlewave.com website of Follett Library
Vendor's online selection tool featuring reviews from
major review sources for most titles. Offers a versatile
collection development tool as well as award lists and
curriculum related reading lists.
YALSA'S BOOK LISTS AND BOOK AWARDS: (ALA--Young Adult
Library Services Assn.)
Both the award lists
and the book lists highlight great books for teens.
Teen Reads: http://www.teenreads.com/
(provide a link to this site for your teen readers, they
will love it.)
“...Part of The Book
Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that
share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth
author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new
releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers
Collection Development Workshop
4Young Adult 411
YALSA's [Young Adult Library Services Association] Professional
Young Adult Electronic Discussion
Lists for Librarians
Practices in Young Adult Services
Teen Advisory Groups
Standards for Public Library Services
to Young Adults in Massachusetts