IS 551 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.

Previously IS506.

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 2020

    • IS551AO - Youth Services Librarianship
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Carol Tilley
      CRN
      73176
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS551AO2 - Youth Services Librarianship
      Mon, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Carol Tilley
      CRN
      73177
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Spring 2020

    • IS506AO - Youth Services Librarianship
      Mon, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Ann Ohms
      CRN
      69152
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).