Young Adult Library Services

Volume 7, Number 2, Winter 2009

From the Editor
RoseMary Honnold

From the President
Sarah Cornish Debraski

YALSA Perspective

Find it! Shoot it! Shop It!
Connecting Teens to Technology at La Puente Library
By Monique Delatte

Grants Get Teens Gaming
Teen Tech Week™ 2008 at The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County
By Beth Hoeffgen

Teen Tech Week Survey Results
By Kathy Mahoney and Kelly Laszczak

Student Perspective

Expert Advice on Tough Teen Services Questions


“Shelters from the Storm”
Teens, Stress, and Libraries
By Jami Jones

Best Practices

Dream It Do It: At the Library!
Technology Outreach at a Juvenile Detention Center
By Kelly Czarnecki

Hot Spot: Teen Tech Week

Online Homework Help
Evaluating the Options
By Judy Michaelson

Cell Phone Novels
140 Characters at a Time
By Ruth Cox Clark

Budget Video Production
Yes, You Can Do It Too!
By Rachel Magee

Technology for Every Teen @ your library®
By Vikki C. Terrile

Teen Tech Week on a Budget
By Jami Schwarzwalder

Literature Surveys and Research

The Structure of Power in Young Adult Problem Novels
By Brian W. Sturm and Karin Michel

Guidelines for Authors

Index to Advertisers

The YALSA Update