Proposals sought for YALSA's Teens and Technology Poster Session

Contact: Stephanie Kuenn

Communications Specialist

For Immediate Release

September 4, 2007

Proposals sought for YALSA’s

Teens and Technology Poster Session

CHICAGO - The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the fastest-growing division of the American Library Association (ALA), in conjunction with YALSA’s Technology for Young Adults Committee, seeks presenters for YALSA’s first-ever Teens & Technology Poster Session at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 26–July 2, 2008.

This poster session will highlight successful and innovative library services and programs for teens that integrate technology in a way that is both effective and replicable at other libraries.

The deadline for proposals is October 1, 2007. Proposals can be submitted using an online form at A limited number of proposals will be selected for presentation at the 2008 Annual Conference. YALSA membership is not required, but preferred. The poster session will take place on Monday, June 30, 2008, from 8 to 10 a.m. Those selected to present will be notified of the committee’s decision on December 3, 2007.

For 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audio books for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to, or contact the YALSA office by phone, 800-545-2433, ext. 4390; or e-mail: