SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR CHILDREN'S AND YOUTH SERVICES IN LIBRARIES

Compiled by: Hilary S. Crew

This select bibliography of readings covers issues related to the provision of children's and youth services in public libraries. It is not intended to be a complete listing of resources but is intended to provide an introduction to some of the main texts, issues, and topics in the field.

The readings are divided into broad categories. A listing of basic texts, for example, are to be found under the heading, "Management, Organization, and Theory" of children's and young adult services. Please be aware that these categories are very broad and that many resources are, of course, relevant to more than one category. The categories are arranged as follows:

Developmental Psychology and User Characteristics
Literacy Development and Cognitive Development
Family Literacy, Libraries, and Networking
Cooperation Between Public and School Libraries
Access, Privacy, and Censorship
Organization, Management, and Philosophy of Children's and Young Adult Services
Evaluation, Output Measures, and Standards
Grants-in-Aid
Information Services for Children and Young Adults
Audiovisual Materials
Programming for Children, Young Adults, Parents/Caregivers
Technology and Youth Services: Online Access, The Internet, Research
Designing and Planning Facilities for Children and Young Adults
History of Children's and Young Adult Services

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND USER CHARACTERISTICS

American Youth Work Center. Youth Today: The Newspaper on Youth Work. Washington, D.C.: Treanor. Bimonthly.

Brown, Lyn Mikel and Carol Gilligan. Meeting At the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls' Development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development. Task Force on Youth Development and Community Programs. A Matter of Time: Risk and Opportunity in the NonSchool Hours. New York: Carnegie Corporation, 1992.

Francese, Peter. "America at Mid-Decade." American Demographics. Vol.17. No.3(Feb.1995):24-31.

Gilligan, Carol. In A Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982.

Gilligan, Carol and others,eds. Mapping the Moral Domain: A Contribution of Women's Thinking to Psychological Theory and Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Kozol, Jonathan. Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools. New York: Crown, 1991.

Locke, Jill L. and Margaret Mary Kimmel. "Children of the Information Age: Changes and Challenges." Library Trends. Vol.35. No.3 (Winter 1987): 353-368.

Males, Mike. The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on Adolescents. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1996.

Orenstein, Peggy in association with the American Association of University Women. SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap. New York: Anchor, 1994.

Patterson, Lotsee, Rhonda Harris Taylor, and Debra Osborne Spindle. "Young Adulthood As A Native American Perspective." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol. 8. No. 3. (Spring, 1995): 251-257.

Taylor, Jill McLean, Carol Gilligan, and Amy M. Sullivan. Between Voice and Silence: Women and Girls, Race and Relationship. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.

We the American Children.. U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1993.

Wilson-Lingbloom, Evie. "Learning About Adolescents." In Hangin' Out At Rocky Creek: A Melodrama in Basic Young Adult Services in Public Libraries. Metuchan, NJ: Scarecrow, 1994: 1-20.

Youth Indicators: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics, 1993.

Willett, Holly G. "The Changing Demographics of Children's Services."Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.2. No.1 (Fall 1988): 40-50.

LITERACY DEVELOPMENT AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Belenky, Mary Field and others. Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Carey, Susan. Conceptual Change in Childhood. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1985.

Goelman, Hillel, Antoinette A. Oberg, and Frank Smith. Awakening to Literacy. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books, 1984.

Kullesaid, Eleanor and Dorothy Strickland. Literature, Literacy, and Learning. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1989.

Morrow, Lesley Mandel. Literacy Development in the Early Years: Helping Children Read and Write. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1989.

Saracho, Olivia N. "Literacy Development: The Whole Language Approach." In Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Development. Ed. by Bernard Spodek and Olivia N. Saracho. New York: Teachers College, 1993: 42-59.

Schickedanz, Judith A. More Than the ABCs: The Early Stages of Reading and Writing.Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1986.

Singer, Dorothy G. and Tracey A. Revenson. A Piaget Primer: How A Child Thinks. Rev. ed. New York: Plume, 1996.

Taylor, Denny and Dorothy Strickland. Family Storybook Reading. Portsmouth, NH: Heimemann, 1986.

Teale, William H. and Elizabeth Sulzby, eds. Emergent Literacy: Writing and Reading. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1986.

Vygotsky, L. S. Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978.

Wells, Gordon. The Meaning Makers: Children Learning Language and Using Language to Learn. Portsmouth,NH:Heinemann,1986.

FAMILY LITERACY, LIBRARIES, AND NETWORKING

American Library Association. "Implementing the National Goals for Education through Library Service." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.4. No.4.(Summer 1991): 331-334.

Anderson, Richard C. and others. Becoming A Nation of Readers: The Report of the Commission on Reading. Washington, DC: The National Institute of Education,1985.

Dickinson, David K. ed. Bridges to Literacy: Children, Families, and Schools. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1994.

Immroth, Barbara Froling and Viki Ash-Geisler, eds. Achieving School Readiness: Public Libraries and National Education. Goal No. 1. Chicago, IL: American Library Association,1995.

Lamme, Linda Leonard and Linda Ledbetter. "Libraries: The Heart of Whole Language." Language Arts. 67. No.7 (November 1990): 735-41.

McMacken, Mary C. "The Parents' Role in Literacy Development: Fostering Reading Strategies at Home." Childhood Education Vol. 69, No. 3 (Spring 1993): 142-145.

Monsaur, Margaret. "Librarians and Family Literacy: A Natural Connection."School Library Journal. 37. No.2. (Feb.1991): 33-37.

Monsaur, Margaret and Carol C. Talan. Library-based Family Literacy Projects. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1993.

Morrow, Leslie Mandel, ed. Family Literacy: Connections in Schools and Communities. Newark, DE: The International Reading Association, 1995.

Morrow, Leslie Mandel, Diane H. Tracey, and Caterina Marcone Maxwell, eds. A Survey of Family Literacy in the United States. Newark,DE: The International Reading Association, 1995.

Nespeca, Sue Mcleaf. "Urban Head Start Mothers: Their Personal Reading Habits,Involvement in Sharing Books with Their Children, and Perceptions of Their Public Library." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.8. No.2. (Winter 1995):188-194.

Sever, Irene. Beginning Readers, Mass Media, and Libraries. Metuchan, NJ:Scarecrow Press, 1994.

Shanahan, Timothy, Margaret Mulhern, and Flora Rodriguez-Brown. "Project FLAME:Lessons Learned From A Family Literacy Program For Linguistic Minority Families." The Reading Teacher. Vol. 48. No.7. (April 1995): 586-593.

Sulzby, Elizabeth and Patricia A. Edwards. "The Role of Parents in Supporting Literacy Development of Young Children." In Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education. Ed. by Bernard Spodek and Olivia N. Saracho. New York: Teachers College Press, 1993: 156-177.

White House Conference on Library and Information Services. Information 2000: Library and Information Services for the 21st Century: Summary report of the 1991 White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991.

COOPERATION BETWEEN PUBLIC AND SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Aaron, Shirley L. A Study of Combined School-Public Libraries. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians and The American Library Association, 1980.

Aaron, Shirley L. "School/Public Library Cooperation." Catholic Library World. 52 (Feb.1981): 280-285.

Commings, Karen. "Public/School Library Cooperation Highlights Two Automation Projects." Computers in Libraries. Vol. 16 (Jan. 1996): 14+

"DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund National Library Power Program." In School Library Media Annual. Vol.11 (1993): 174-176.

Dyer, Esther. Cooperation in Library Service to Children. Metuchan, NJ: Scarecrow, 1978.

Garland, Kathleen. "Children's Materials in the Public Library and the School Library Media Center in the Same Community: A Comparative Study of Use."Library Quarterly. Vol.59 (Oct.1989): 326-38.

Goldberg, Beverly. "Public Libraries Go Back to School." American Libraries. Vol. 27, No. 11 (December 1996): 54-55.

Kachel, Debra E. "Improving Access to Periodicals: A Cooperative Collection Management Project." School Library Media Quarterly. Vol.24. No.2. (Winter 1996): 93-103.

Vandergrift, Kay. "Cooperative Dialogue: Using An Instrument to Empower." Voya. Vol. 17. (June, 1994): 73-77.

ACCESS, PRIVACY, AND CENSORSHIP

American Library Association. "Access for Children and Young People to Videotapes and Other Nonprint Formats: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights." Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom. 37 (Sept. 1989): 156.

Dixon, Judith. "Are We Childproofing Our Public Libraries? Identifying the Barriers that Limit Library Use by Children." Public Libraries. Vol.35. No.1 (Jan/Feb.1996): 50-56.

Hildebrand, Janet. "Is Privacy Reserved for Adults?: Children's Rights at the Public Library." School Library Journal. Vol. 37 (January 1991):21-30).

Intellectual Freedom Manual. Compiled by the Office of Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association. 5th ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1996.

Meyer, Randy. "Annie's Day in Court: The Decision From the Bench."School Library Journal. Vol.42. No.4. (April 1996): 23-25.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.Child Safety on the Information Highway. Washington, DC: National Center for Missing Children, 1994.

Palgi, Rebecca D. "Rules of the Road: Why You Need An Acceptable Use Policy."School Library Journal. Vol.42. No.8. (August,1996): 32-33.

Symons, Ann K. and Harmon, Charles. Protecting the Right to Read: A How-To-Do-It Manual for School and Public Librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1995.

Vandergrift, Kay E. "Are Children and Teenagers Second-Class Users." Library Resources & Technical Services. Vol.33 (Oct. 1989): 393-9.

Vandergrift, Kay E. "Children and Intellectual Freedom." New Jersey Libraries. Vol.22 (Fall 1989): 3-5.

Vandergrift, Kay E. "Privacy, Schooling, and Minors." School Library Journal. Vol. 37. (January 1991): 26-30.

ORGANIZATION, MANAGEMENT, AND PHILOSOPHY OF CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT SERVICES

American Library Association. Young Adult Services Association. Directions for Library Service to Young Adults. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1993.

American Library Association. Young Adult Services Organization. Youth Participation in School and Public Libraries: It Works. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.

Baechtold, Marguerite and Eleanor Ruth McKinney. Library Service for Families. Hamden, CT: Library Professional Publications, 1983.

Benne, Mae. Principles of Children's Services in Public Libraries. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1991.

Chelton, Mary and James M. Rosinia in collaboration with the Public Library Association/Young Adult Services Association Interdivisional Committee on Young Adult Services in Public Libraries. Bare Bones: Young Adult Services Tips for Public Library Generalists. Chicago, IL: American Library Association,1993.

Craver, Kathleen W. "Bridging the Gap: Library Services for Immigrant Populations."Journal for Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.4. No.2: 123-130.

Dequin, Henry C. Librarians Serving Disabled Children and Young People. Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, 1983.

Edwards, Margaret A. The Fair Garden and the Swarm of Beasts. Reprint ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Edmonds, Leslie. "Child's Play as A Library Service: The Value of Toys to the Developing Child." Top of the News. Vol.41. No.4 (Summer 1985): 347-353.

Farmer, Lesley, S. J. Young Adult Services in the Small Library. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1992.

Fasick, Adele M. Managing Children's Services in the Public Library. Englewood,CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1991.

Hannigan, Jane and Hilary Crew. "A Feminist Paradigm for Library and Information Science." Wilson Library Bulletin. 68.2 (1993): 28-32.

They Just Want Into Whatever's Going On. Video. Color, 20 minutes. Bloomington, IN: Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, 1990.

Jones, Patrick. "Against all Odds: Creating Support for Serving Young Adults in Public Libraries." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.8. No.3. (Spring 1995): 233-240; Vol.8. No. 4. Summer, 1995: 375-389.

Jones, Patrick. Connecting Young Adults and Libraries: A How-to-Do-It Manual. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.

LiBretto, Ellen V. New Directions for Young Adult Services. New York: Bowker, 1983.

Lucas Walling, Linda and Marilyn H. Karrenbrock. Disabilities, Children, and Libraries: Moving into the Mainstream. Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1983.

Mathews, Virginia H., Judith G. Flum, and Karen A. Whitney. "Kids Need Libraries:Schools and Public Libraries Preparing the Youth of Today for the World of Tomorrow."Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.3. No.3(Spring 1990): 197-207.

National Center for Education Statistics. Services and Resources for Children and Young Adults in Public Libraries. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1995.

Sager, Don. "Public Library Service to Homeschoolers." Public Libraries. Vol.34. No.4. (Jul/Aug. 1995): 201-205.

Scheps, Susan G. Homeschoolers and the Public Library:A Resource Guide for Librarians Serving Homeschoolers. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1993.

Staerkel, Kathleen. Youth Services Librarians as Managers: A How-to-Guide from Budgeting to Personnel. Association for Library Service to Children. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.

Vandergrift, Kay E. Power Teaching: A Primary Role of the School Library Media Specialist. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Van Orden, Phyllis. Library Service to Children: A Guide to the Research, Planning, and Policy Literature. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1992.

Walter, Virginia A. "Research You Can Use: Marketing to Children." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.7. No.3. (Spring 1994): 283-288.

Willett, Holly G. Public Library Youth Services: A Public Policy Approach. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1995.

Wilson-Lingbloom, Evie. Hangin' Out At Rocky Creek: A Melodrama in Basic Young Services in Public Libraries. Metuchan, NJ: Scarecrow Press, !994.

GRANTS-IN-AID

American Library Association. Association for Library Service to Children. Grant-Funded Projects for Library Youth Services. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1993.

Bayley, Linda. "Grant Me This: How to Write A Winning Grant Proposal."School Library Journal. Vol. 41. No. 9. (September 1995): 126-128.

Grants Thesaurus. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986- .

Taft Group (Rockville, MD). The Big Book of Library Grant Money: Prepared by the Taft Group for the American Library Association. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

EVALUATION, OUPUT MEASURES, AND STANDARDS

American Association of School Librarians and Association for Educational Communications and Technology. Information Power: Guidelines for School Media Programs. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1988.

American Library Association. Young Adult Services Organization. Young Adults Deserve the Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1982.

Association for Library Service to Children. Competencies for Librarians Serving Children. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1989.

Chelton, Mary K. "The First National Survey of Services and Resources for Young Adults in Public Libraries." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.2. No.3. (Spring 1989): 224-31.

Franklin, Barbara and Margaret Hamil. "Youth Services Evaluation in the Small Library: A Case Study."Public Libraries. Vol. 31, No.5. (September-October, 1992): 278-83.

Greenbaum, Thomas L. The Handbook for Focus Group Research. Rev. and expanded ed. New York: Lexington, 1993.

Imroth, Barbara Froling and Keith Curry Lance. "Output Measures for Children's Services in Public Libraries." Public Libraries. Vol. 35. No.4. (July/August 1996): 240-245.

New Jersey State Library. Guidelines for Children's Services in Public Libraries of New Jersey. New Jersey State Department of Education. 1987.

New Jersey State Library. Guidelines for Young Adult Services in Public Libraries of New Jersey. New Jersey State Department of Education. 1987.

Public Library Association. Committee on Standards, Sub-Committee on Standards for Children's Services. Standards for Children's Services in Public Libraries. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. 1964.

Robbins, Jane et al. Evaluation, Strategies and Techniques for Public Library Children's Services: A Sourcebook. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, School of Library and Information Studies, 1990.

Walter, Virginia A. Output Measures for Public Library Service to Children: A Manual of Standardized Procedures. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1992.

Walter, Virginia A. Output Measures and More; Planning and Evaluating Public Library Services for Young Adults. Young Adult Library Services. Chicago, IL: American Library Association,1995.

Wilson, Cynthia M. "Output Measures Identify Problems and Solutions for Middle Schoolers." Public Libraries. Vol.29. No.1. (Jan/Feb. 1990): 19-22.

INFORMATION SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

Carr, David. "Rex's Lending Center and the Information Life of the Child at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis." In Ways of Knowing: Literature and the Intellectual Life of the Child. Ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996: 89-118.

Fine, Jana R. "Magazines & Webzines for the Way Cool Set." School Library Journal. Vol. 42. No. 1. (November, 1996): 34-37.

Katz, William and Ruth Fraley. Reference Services for Children and Young Adults. Binghampton, NY: 1983.

Kulthau, Carol C. Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1993.

Lukenbill, W. Bernard. "Providing HIV-AIDS Information for Youth in Libraries: A Community Psychology and Social Learning Approach." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.9. No.1. (Fall 1995): 55-67.

Moore, Penelope A. and Allison, St. George. "Children As Information Seekers: The Cognitive Demands of Books and Library Systems." School Library Media Quarterly. Vol.19 Summer 1991):161-168.

Riechel, Rosemarie. Reference Services for Children and Young Adults. Hamden, CT: Library Professional Publications, 1991.

Walter, Virginia A. "The Information Needs of Children." Advances in Librarianship. 18 (1994): 111-29.

Ward-Callaghan, Linda. "The Effect of Emerging Technologies on Children's Library Service." Library Trends. Vol.35. No.3 (Winter 1987): 437-447.

Zvirin, Stephanie. The Best Years of their Lives: A Resource Guide for Teenagers in Crisis. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1996.

AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS

Degaetano, Gloria and Kathleen Bander. Street Smarts: A Family Guide to Media Literacy. Boston, MA: Houghton, 1996.

Greenfield, Patricia Marks. Mind and Media: The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984.

How To Raise Raise A Reader: Sharing Videos and Sound Recordings with Infants and Toddlers. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1992.

Vandergrift, Kay E. and Jane A. Hannigan. "Reading Visual Images: Videos in the Library and the Classroom." School Library Journal. Vol.39. No.1. (January 1993): 20-25.

PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN, YOUNG ADULTS, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS

American Library Association. Association for Library Service to Children. Programming for Serving Children with Special Needs. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Bodart, Joni. Booktalk!4: Selections from the Booktalker for All Ages and Audiences. New York: H.W.Wilson, 1992.

Boyce, Judith I. "Building A Summer Reading Program."Public Libraries. Vol.29. No.2. (Mar/Apr. 1990): 95-98.

Brewer, Rosellan. "Help Youth At Risk: A Case for Starting A Public Homework Center." Public Libraries. Vol.31. No.4. (Jul/Aug. 1992): 208-212.

Carlson, Ann D. Early Childhood Literature Sharing Programs in Libraries. Hamden:CT: Shoestring Press, 1985.

Carlson, Ann D. The Preschooler and the Library. Metuchan, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1991.

Chelton, Mary K. ed. Excellence in Library Service to Young Adults: The Nation's Top Programs. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Colburn, Nell and Maralita Freery,eds. First Steps to Literacy: Library Programs For Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1990.

Dowd, Frances Smardo. "Homeless Children in Public Libraries: A National Survey of Large Systems." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.9. No.2. (Winter 1996): 155-163.

Dowd, Frances Smardo. "Public Library Programs for Latchkey Children." Public Libraries. Vol.34. No.5 (Winter 1995): 291-295.

Fiore, Carol D. Programming for Introducing Adults to Children's Literature. New Ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Fiore, Carole D. and Sue McCleaf Nespaca. Programming for Young Children:Birth Through Age Five. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1996.

Greene, Ellin. Books, Babies, and Libraries: Serving Infants, Toddlers, Their Parents and Caregivers. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1991.

Hansen, Eileen. "Count Them In: 7 Ways to Help Mentally Disabled Students." School Library Journal. Vol.41. No.11. (November, 1995): 27-29.

Harrington, Janice N. Multiculturalism in Library Programming for Children. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1994.

Harrington, Janice N. "The Need for Cultural Diversity in Preschool Services." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.6. No.2, Winter, 1993: 175-180.

Hinton, Melissa J. and Susan Amodio. "The Public Library and the Day Care Center: A Long Island Survey." Journal of Youth Services. Vol.8. No.2. (Winter 1995):173-186.

It's Very Much Worth It. Video, color, 20 minutes. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, 1990.

Jeffery, Debby Ann. Literate Beginnings: Programs for Babies and Toddlers. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.

Lobosco, Anna F. et al. "Serving Families in the Community: Library-Based Parent Resource Centers." Public Libraries. Vol.35. No.5. (September/October 1996): 298-305.

McGrath, Marsha and Jana R. Fine. "Teen Volunteers in the Library." Public Libraries. Vol. 29. No.1. (Jan/Feb. 1990): 24-28.

Morton-Young, Tommie. After-School and Parents Education Programs for At-Risk Youth and Their Families. Springfield, IL: Thomas, 1995.

Rochman, Hazel. Tales of Love and Terror: Booktalking the Classics, Old and New. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1987.

Rovenger, Judith. "Learning Differences/Library Directions: Library Service with Learning Differences." Library Trends. Vol.35. No.3. (Winter 1987): 427-435.

Shaevel, Evelyn. Courtly Love in the Shopping Mall: Humanities Programming for Young Adults. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1991.

Williams, Barbara Osborne. "Tapping Teen Talent in Queens: A Library-Based Success Story from New York." Voya. Vol.19. No.3 (August 1996): 143-147.

TECHNOLOGY AND YOUTH SERVICES: ONLINE ACCESS, THE INTERNET, RESEARCH.

Bern, Alan. "Access to the Internet in a Central Public Library Children's Room." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol. 9. No. 3. (Spring 1996): 253-262.

Busey, Paula and Tom Doerr. "Kid's Catalog: An Information Retrieval System for Children." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.7. No.1. (Fall, 1993): 77-84.

Jacobson, Frances F. "Children and the Internet: Themes for A Research Agenda." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol. 9. No.2. (Winter 1996): 185-189.

Jacobson, Frances A. "Gender Differences in Attitudes Toward Using Computers in Libraries: An Exploratory Study." Library and Information Science Research. 13 (July-Sept. 1991): 267-79.

Littman, Marlyn Kemper. "Alternative Meanings Through the World of VirtualReality." In Mosaics of Meaning: Enhancing the Intellectual Life of Young Adults Through Story. Ed. Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996: 425-455.

Littman, Marlyn Kemper. "Computer Networks as Facilitators for Learning." In Ways of Knowing:Literature and the Intellectual Life of Children. Ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996: 137-184.

Marchioni, Gary and J. Teague. "Elementary Students' Use of Electronic Information Services: An Exploratory Study." Journal of Research in Computing in Education. 20 (Winter 1987): 139-55.

Mather, Becky R. "The Promised LAN: Networking Resources in the Media Center." School Library Journal. Vol.41. No.10 (October, 1995): 44-46.

McClure, Charles R. "Public Access to the Information Superhighway Through the Nation's Libraries." Public Libraries. Vol.34. No.2 (Mar/Apr 1995):80-84.

Murphy, Catherine. "Online Access: Meeting the Needs of Children." In Ways of Knowing: Literature and the Intellectual Life of Children. Ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996: 119-135.

Solomon, Paul. "Children's Information Retrieval Behavior: A Case Analysis of an OPAC." Journal of the American Society for Information Science.44(5). (1993): 245-264).

Symons, Ann K. "Intelligent Life on the Web and How to Find It." School Library Journal. Vol.42. No. 3. (March, 1996): 106-109.

Todaro, Julie. "Tools of the Trade: 48 Essential Net Resources for Librarians."School Library Journal. Vol.42. No.11. (November, 1996): 24-29.

Vandergrift, Kay E. "Build A Web Site With A Brain." School Library Journal. Vol.42. No.4 (April 1996): 26-29.

VanHemert, Shannon L. "PUBYAC:Yacking It Up on the Internet."Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol. 9. No.1. (Fall, 1995): 79-85.

Walter, Virginia A. and Christine L. Borgman. "The Science Library Catalog: A Prototype Information Retrieval System for Children." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.4. No.2. (Winter 1991): 159-166.

DESIGNING AND PLANNING FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

Benne, Mae. "Plannning Facilities," in Principles of Children's Services in Public Libraries. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1991:152-192.

Brown, R. A. "Students As Partners in Library Design," School Library Journal. Vol.38, No. 2 (February 1992):31-34.

Dewe, Michael. Planning and Designing Libraries for Children and Young People. London: Library Association Publishing, 1995.

Doll, Carol A. "School Library Media Centers: The Human Environment." School Library Media Quarterly. Vol.20. No.4 (Summer 1992): 225-229.

Holt, R. M. Planning Library Buildings and Facilities from Concept to Completion. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1989.

Knirk, Frederick G. "New Technology Considerations for Media Facilities: Video Technologies and Space Requirements." School Library Media Quarterly. Vol.20. No.4 (Summer 1992):205-210.

Reese, Laurie B. "Space Planning for Young Adults: An Annotated List of Readings"Voya. Vol.14. (October, 1991):213-215.

Robertson, Michelle M. "Ergonomic Considerations for the Human Environment: Color Treatment, Lighting, and Furniture Selection." School Library Media Quarterly Vol.20. No.4 (Summer 1992):211-215.

Sandlian, P. and S. Walters. "A Room of Their Own: Planning the New Denver Children's Library." School Library Journal. Vol. 37, No. 2 (February 1991): 26-29.

Walling, Linda Lucas. "Granting Each Equal Access." School Library Media Quarterly. Vol.20. No.4 (Summer 1992):216-222.

Willett, Holly G. "Looking at Environments for Public Library Service to Children in Public Libraries." North Carolina Libraries. Vol.49, No.2 (1991):150-5.

HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT SERVICES

Doll, Carol Ann. "Audiovisual Materials and Programming for Children: A Long Tradition."Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.6. No.1 (Fall 1992): 53-59.

Hannigan, Jane A. "A Feminist Analysis of the Voices of Advocacy in Young Adult Services."Library Trends. Vol.44. (Spring 1996): 851-74.

Lopez, Manuel D. "Children's Libraries: Nineteenth Century American Origins."Journal of Library History. Vol.11. No.4 (1976: 316-342.

Root, M.E.S. "An American Past in Children's Work, Part I."Library Journal. 71(8)(1946): 547-551.

Root, M.E.S. "An American Past in Children's Work, Part II."Library Journal. 71(18)(1946): 1422-1424.

Smith, Karen Patricia. Ed. "Imagination and Scholarship: The Contribution of Women to American Youth Services and Literature."Library Trends. 44(4)(Spring 1996): 679-895.

Thomas, Fannette H. "Home Libraries: A Look into the Past of Children's Services." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.6. No.1 (Fall, 1992): 41-50.

Toronto Centre for the Study of Children's Literature.An Oral History of Children's Services in Public Libraries.

Vandergrift, Kay E. "Female Advocacy and Harmonious Voices: A History of Public Library Services and Publishing for Children in the United States." Library Trends. 44(4): 679-895 (Spring 1996): 683-718.

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