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Introduction to Managers and missionaries : library services to children and young adults in the information age (Papers presented at the Allerton Park Institute November 14-16, 1986)

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Title: Introduction to Managers and missionaries : library services to children and young adults in the information age (Papers presented at the Allerton Park Institute November 14-16, 1986)
Author(s): Edmonds, M. Leslie
Subject(s): Children’s libraries --Congresses Libraries, Young people’s --Congresses
Abstract: The 1986 Allerton Institute was developed to provide a forum for discussion of theories and means of meeting the information needs of children and young adults in both school and public library settings. The institute was cosponsored by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the three youth divisions of the American Library Association (ALA): the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and the Young Adult Services Division (YASD). The conference was supported by the World Book ALA Goal Award and twenty Illinois participants received grants from the Illinois State Library to enable their attendance at the conference. The conference program was developed with the particular help ofAnn Weeks and Evelyn Shaevel, both of ALA. Speakers gave an overview of issues in the field of youth librarianship and presented perspectives on specific issues challenging librarians and media specialists. Speakers and conference participants worked together to determine directions and strategies for the profession as we look to a changing information environment in the years to come.
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info: In L. Edmonds (ed) Managers and missionaries : library services to children and young adults in the information age (Papers presented at the Allerton Park Institute November 14-16, 1986): 1-3.
Series/Report: Allerton Park Institute (28th : 1986)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/565
ISBN: 0878450750
ISSN: 0536-4604
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Sponsor: Institute sponsored by University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, cosponsored by the Youth Divisions of the American Library Association: American Association of School Librarians (AASL), Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), Young Adult Services Division (YASD)
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