101+ Great Ideas for Teen Library Web Sites:

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Teens want their own space online, and with the help of this new book, you can create a teen library site that's cutting-edge, engaging, and effective in connecting young adults to your library. Here you'll find inspiring examples and ideas from ground-breaking teen librarians across the country. From ready reference and homework help to forums for creative expression and online discussions, this book will help you take your online teen services to the next level and beyond.

Doyle offers ideas for providing online workshops and instruction, homework help, reference services, reader's advisory programming, summer reading, and more via your Web site. In addition to outlining the must-haves of a teen site, she demonstrates innovative uses for the latest technologies, including:

• Pocasts
• Blogs
• RSS feeds
• Texting
• Instant Messaging
• Discussion lists
• Wikis
• And more