Teenagers Reading

research for my PhD thesis

Library Review article

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Last year I wrote a literature review about teenagers in libraries for Library Review. It was published in the January 2008 issue. I was waiting impatiently to receive a copy so I could put it in the Curtin Institutional Repository. At the moment it’s only available online if your library has a subscription to Library Review. If you don’t have that luxury contact me and I’ll email you a copy. (Don’t go to the Library Review site and pay £13 for it, soon it will be online for all at espace@Curtin)

espace@Curtin

The animal on the espace@Curtin logo is a numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus). They are an endangered species and are Western Australia’s mammal emblem. Numbats are smaller than a cat and eat termites. They are one of only two marsupials in Australia that are active during the day, because that’s when their dinner goes out and about.

Citation

Snowball, Clare (2008) “Enticing teenagers into the libraryLibrary Review, vol.57, no.1. pp.25-35.

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Written by ClareSnow

20 March 2008 at 2:13 pm

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  1. Well done, Clare. I look forward to reading the paper.

    libodyssey

    26 March 2008 at 9:22 am

  2. Hi Clare, I would love a copy of your article. You will be interested I am sure to know that we also have a PD day here at the State Library on this topic. Tom Palmer is out from the UK to be with us on April 10 (Reading CHampions Project cooridnator and advocate of Boys and Reading). We are also launching out Youth Wiki that outlines a strategy for engaging yound people in Libraries. Mylee Joseph and I have been working with Public Librarians on this over the past 12 months or so. You may be interested to join us if you can and perhaps stay on to join the AUSLIB conference on April 11,12 on Reader Development.
    I manage the Centre for Youth Literature as part of my portfolio. Info at http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/youthlit/
    Woudl be good to talk wiht you about a few things…
    Cheers,
    Paula.

    Paula

    26 March 2008 at 10:24 am


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