YALSA's Online Resources


The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (continuous publication cycle)

YALS (quarterly journal)

YALSA E-News (weekly)

Special Projects

Network for Research on Libraries and Teens  --connect with peers who are doing research relating to libraries & teens

Research Resources Clearinghouse  --find & share research tips and resources

YALSA Wiki  --find & share tips & ideas for all things relating to teen services

Electronic Discussion Lists

Learn more about YALSA's popular electronic discussion lists. Be sure to review the Electronic Discussion List Policies and Procedures before signing up.

YALSA Social Networking Tools

ala connect ALA Connect
ALA Connect is ALA's online community. YALSA uses this resource as a workspace for its committees, juries, taskforces and advisory boards.

yalsa on facebook Facebook
Become a fan of YALSA on Facebook! Start a discussion, receive updates, and learn about YALSA events.


yalsa's google calendar Google Calendar & Google Map
See YALSA's upcoming events and add it to your own calendar.  Put yourself on the YALSA Member Google Map!




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 Connected Learning: Learn about Connected Learning - what it is and how library staff working with teens can bring it into the work they do every day.

Teens' Top Ten: Fun literacy images, gifs, videos, and more

yalsa on twitter Twitter
Keep up to date on the latest news from YALSA.  YALSA hosts occasional Twitter chats about various topics of interest.  Topics and the hashtags to be used for the events will be posted in YALSA's Google calendar.  For a list of hashtags of interest to teen services, view this Google Doc.

YALSA Academy on YouTube
YALSA Academy is created by and for library staff, and our videos focus on practical teen services issues, such as social media, technology tools, programming, advocacy, collection development, customer service, professional development and others.