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    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian Melrose Public Library [email_address] NOBLE: Collection Day November 08, 2007
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Millennials. Who are they?
      • Role of YA Librarians
      • Collection Development
      • Fiction / Nonfiction
      • Graphic Novels / Manga
      • Audiobooks / Music CDs
      • Gaming
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Millennials. Who are they?
      • Young Adults born between 1982 – 2000
      • Digital Natives, Internet Generation, Generation Y
      • Immersed in a world of media, gadgets, and games
      • Social Networking Sites
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Role of YA Librarians
      • Look, Listen, and Learn
      • How youth:
        • Gather
        • Work with
        • Share Information
      • Library Programs
        • Bookgroups
        • Promote / Display your collection
        • Book Reviews
        • Surveys
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Collection Development
      • Resources
      • Fiction and Nonfiction
        • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
        • Great print collection development resource. Contains young adult reviewers.
        • Online edition contains extras.
        • Teen Reads
        • Awesome site with tons of reviews
        • Flamingnet
        • Reviews current books and prepub books! Rated from 1- 10
        • Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
        • The site for book award winners, booklists
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Collection Development
      • Resources
      • Graphic Novels / Manga
        • No flying, no tights
        • Site for starting a graphic novel collection
        • MangaLife
        • Offshoot of Silver Bullet Comics. Manga news, reviews, and features
        • Viz Media
        • New releases, online previews, coming soon!
        • Comic Book Bin
        • More comic book reviews than graphic novel/manga
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Collection Development
      • Resources
      • Audiobooks
        • VOYA – A+Audiobooks section in August
        • YALSA
        • School Library Journal
      • Music CDs
        • Amazon
        • Billboard Music Charts
        • KISS 108 , MIX 98.5
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Collection Development
      • Things to Consider
      • Fiction / Nonfiction
      • Which titles and how many copies?
      • Purchase all starred reviews?
      • What titles will strengthen and broaden your collection?
      • Types of format? Large Print? Hardcover and Paperback?
      • Graphic Novels / Manga
      • How do we select appropriate materials for youth, teen, and adult patrons?
      • How much of a budget will this collection need?
      • Where/How do we shelve this collection?
      • Which Genre? (Classics, Manga, Superhero, Nonfiction)
      • Audiobooks / Music CDs
      • Which audiobooks will appeal to a teen audience? And what types? (Cassette, CDs, Playaways, etc…)
      • Music CDs - Age / Language appropriate
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them.
      • Collection Development
      • To game or not to game?
      • Gaming in your library
      • Dance, Dance Revolution
      • Guitar Hero
      • Wii
      • Things to consider
      • Programs that will appeal to
      • the gamer generation
      • Books and graphic novels with
      • gaming plots
      • Video game collection
      NOBLE: Collection Day, November 08, 2007 Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian, Melrose Public Library
    • Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian Melrose Public Library [email_address] NOBLE: Collection Day November 08, 2007