Hoan-Vu Do named YALSA’s 2010 Spectrum Scholar
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — As part of its commitment to furthering diversity in the profession, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) chose Hoan-Vu Do as its 2010-2011 Spectrum Scholar. Do will attend the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science.
“YALSA wants to make sure that those wanting to work with teens have opportunities to gain strong educational experiences. The division also recognizes the importance in encouraging diversity so teens have access to librarians that reflect their own lives and experiences,” said Linda Braun, YALSA president. “Through scholarships, grants and professional development YALSA helps to guarantee that new and studying librarians are able to keep up in the dynamic field of teen librarianship.”