ERIC Number: EJ611728
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Connecting Young Adults and Libraries: Creating Raving Fans into the 21st Century.
Orana: Journal of School and Children's Librarianship, v36 n1 p24-28 Mar 2000
As librarians provide access to informational resources, recreational excursions, cultural explorations, and educational support, they build assets which are critical for young people's successful growth. Identifies eight main categories of developmental assets--support; empowerment; boundaries and expectations; constructive use of time; commitment to learning; positive values; social competence; positive identity--and describes eight actions that libraries must take. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adolescent Development, Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Childrens Libraries, Librarians, Library Development, Library Role, Library Services, Public Libraries, Reading Materials, Reading Motivation, Youth Programs
Australian Library and Information Association, P.O. Box E441, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia (School Libraries and Children's and Youth Services Sections members: $37 within Australia; $42 overseas surface mail; $47 overseas airmail; ALIA members: $42 within Australia; $47 overseas surface mail; $53 overseas airmail; non-members: $48 within Australia; $53 overseas surface mail; $58 overseas airmail). Tel: 61-2-6285-1877; Fax: 61-2-6282-2249.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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