YALSA's Online Resources
The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (continuous publication cycle)
YALS (quarterly journal)
YALSA E-News (weekly)
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 is ALA's online community. YALSA uses this resource as a workspace for its committees, juries, taskforces and advisory boards.
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.
Become a fan of YALSA on Facebook! Start a discussion, receive updates, and learn about YALSA events.
The Hub: YALSA's Teen Collections Blog
The Hub is a one-stop-shop for news and information about materials for teen collections and content curation.
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
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 librarians and 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.