IS 506 Youth Services Librarianship

Theory and techniques in planning, implementing and evaluating library programs/services for youth (age 0-18) in public and school libraries/media centers; the knowledge base, skills, and competencies needed by the library media professional in the development of all aspects of young people's reading/viewing/listening and information literacy skills.

Learning objectives

  • An understanding of the historical and theoretical foundations of youth services librarianship
  • Specific knowledge, skills, and competencies needed for effective school and public youth services librarianship
  • Familiarity with quality professional materials relevant to youth services librarians

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2018

    • IS506A
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Room 46
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Carol Tilley
      CRN
      68271
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS506AO
      Tue, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Carol Tilley
      CRN
      68973
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS506AO2
      Tue, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructors
      Ann Ohms, Karla Lucht
      CRN
      70927
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Spring 2019

    • IS506AO
      Wed, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructors
      Karla Lucht, Ann Ohms
      CRN
      69152
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).