Young Adult Collection Development

LSE Library Collecting books for readers in the reserve stacks, 1964 LSE Library Collecting books for readers in the reserve stacks, 1964 https://flic.kr/p/6YUnLX

LSE Library
Collecting books for readers in the reserve stacks, 1964 LSE Library
Collecting books for readers in the reserve stacks, 1964 https://flic.kr/p/6YUnLX

A fellow librarian asked librarians to share their favorite resources in developing their young adult collections. Mark Richardson wrote a blog post for his library listing his process at the Cedar Mill Library, which sited VOYA and School Library Journal magazines and the Teen Reads blog as a few of his favorite resources. Read his blog to find out more about his process.

Teena from Driftwood Public Library sited using

I use Ingram Advance, GoodReads, School Library Journal, YALSA, kids/young adult/adult suggestions (especially those series continuations!!),…

And don’t forget there is also the awards and booklists from YALSA. Do you have any favorites you would like to share? Leave us a comment.