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.
- 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