Browse by Subject "Youth services librarians"

  • McDonald, Frances M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    While virtually all of the voluminous writing on censorship focuses on the actions of outsiders, much of the actual censorship is done by librarians. Quietly, under the guise of selection, spurred by rumors of controversy, ...

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  • Harrington, Janice N. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    In the 1990s, libraries are beginning to face the new demands of demographic and technological change. In this evolving context, a discussion of book reviewing and collection development can begin by examining the ...

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  • Varlejs, Jana (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Why should this Allerton Institute on library services for children and young adults include a session on continuing education (CE)? Are there different issues and problems associated with CE for youth services ...

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  • Atkinson, Joan L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    The process of licensing shapes the future of the profession by restricting entrance to those who meet certain qualifications. Licensing is a gatekeeping function, at least theoretically protecting the public from ...

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  • Cummins, Julie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    How will the public library or school media center's program of service relate to the changing needs of youth? Take the word design how do you interpret it? As the grand scheme of things, the master plan, a schematic, ...

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  • Hodges, Gerald G. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    The current effort to improve the quality of youth services and to expand these services must be firmly grounded in a meaningful context of evaluation. Evaluation of personnel and measurement and evaluation of program are ...

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  • Del Negro, Janice M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    I would like to present you with a radical notion. These two affinities our affinity for children and our affinity for children's books are our strongest traits, the magic cloak, the seven-league boots, the water of life ...

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  • Kimmel, Margaret Mary (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    All occupations are worthy of study, a fact documented by many since Robert Park's classic research on the hobo, the taxi-dance-hall girl, and the professional thief. Librarianship, too, has been subjected to in-depth analysis ...

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  • Hippenhammer, Creighton (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Library services to youth are in crisis. New library school graduates information managers all are refusing to enter the field in the numbers they used to and library directors often cannot fill positions they have ...

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  • Bush, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Not long ago a friend and colleague who is the head of children's services in a public library serving a community of about 40,000 was reflecting on problems of assessing the background and skills of applicants for a ...

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  • Drescher, Judith A. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    As a former children's services librarian and a library administrator in several public libraries, I've spoken on this topic numerous times over the last twelve years. In general, the audience expects to hear words of ...

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  • Snoke, Helen Lloyd (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    When asked to speak at this conference on the topic, "What Library Schools Offer that School Library Media Specialists and Youth Services Librarians Need," it was decided that personal experience needed to be supplemented ...

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