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 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 blog YALSA Blog
The mission of the YALSAblog is to provide a virtual space for publishing timely information about emerging and new practices for library services for and with teens, to explore practices in related fields relevant to teen services, to raise awareness about appropriate YALSA tools to facilitate innovation in teen services, and to provide resources for members and the library community to support their efforts to continuously improve their overall teen services program.


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


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


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


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 tumblr  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 twitter Twitter
Keep up to date on the latest news from YALSA, as well as reminders about new blog posts and deadlines.  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.

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.