Collecting for Millennials: What they want and  how to get it for them. Jason Soohoo, Young Adult Librarian Melrose Public...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Millennials.  Who are they? </li></ul><ul><...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Millennials.  Who are they? </li></ul><ul><...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Role of YA Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Loo...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
Collecting for Millennials: What they want and how to get it for them. <ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>To...
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Collecting For Millennials

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

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