YALSA's Online Resources


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

YALS Online (content added weekly)

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 YALSA on ALA Connect
Join your colleagues in YALSA at ALA Connect, ALA's online community. YALSA hosts online chats about a variety of topics for YALSA members on the first Wednesday of each month from 8-9 p.m. Eastern. Please note: the March 2010 chat will be in Meebo; please keep an eye on the YALSA Blog for more information.

yalsa blog YALSA Blog
The mission of the YALSA Blog is to provide a fast, focused, and flexible format for publishing information about time sensitive issues such as news in the YA field, programs, conferences, initiatives, resources, and activities of use to YALSA members and the YA librarianship community.


the hubThe Hub: YALSA's Teen Literature Blog
The Hub is a one-stop-shop about teen reads, including recommendations for great teen reads, information about YALSA lists and awards, book trailers and other book-related videos, and best of the best lists.


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


yalsa on flickr YALSA on Flickr
See photos from YALSA events and share your own photos by tagging them with "yalsa."

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

YALSA Academy on YouTube
YALSA Academy is created by and for librarians and library staff workers, and our videos focus on practical teen services issues. Videos cover a wide variety of topics including social media, technology tools, programming, advocacy, collection development, customer service, professional development and others.


yalsa on friendfeed YALSA on FriendFeed
Keep up with YALSA's social networking tools on this aggregator.


yalsa podcast YALSA Podcasts
Podcasts on teens, technology, and libraries produced by YALSA members and staff


yalsa on twitter YALSA on Twitter
Keep up to date on the latest news from YALSA, as well as reminders about new blog posts and deadlines.  YALSA hosts occasional tweet-ups about various topics of interest.  Topics and the hashtags to be used for the events will be posted in YALSA's Google calendar.


  YALSA on tumblr

 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 Pinterest