YALS Editorial Advisory Board

Charge: To serve as advisor to the editor of YALS on the content of the print journal and online presence which may include identifying timely topics for print and/or web articles, developing content for the online journal site, and generating ideas for topical or theme issues when requested from the editor. To assist with the search process for a new editor, when appropriate.

Committee Size: 6 virtual members including at least two members from the previous year.

Term: 2 years, commencing after Annual and ending after Annual.


  • Current membership in YALSA
  • In order to accomplish work in a virtual environment taskforce members must be competent users of web 2.0 tools, including but not limited to wikis, e-chats and ALA Connect.
  • Knowledge of current topics and trends of interest to librarians serving teens
  • Ability to network with individuals in order to identify and recruit contributors

For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook

Staff Liaison: Anna Lam