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LSC: Teens & Technology

2012 May 18
by Christina Manz

Texas residents can borrow directly from the Library Science Collection by e-mailing requests for materials and information to lsc@tsl.texas.gov, and non-Texas residents can access the collection via interlibrary loan services.

Browse our virtual shelves, and contact us if you’d like more information about what resources are available for your library-related topic.

Teen Girls and Technology: What’s the Problem, What’s the Solution? (2008) Author: Lesley Farmer
For librarians and teachers who want to empower girls for success in a technology-driven world, Farmer has written a book which breaks down the reality of teen girls’ use of technology, and what it means for their future. Adults working with youth can make a difference by providing technology resources and technology-enhanced learning activities designed to meet teen girls’ needs for effective learning experiences in school and in their community for increased technological engagement.
 
Sex, Brains, and Video Games: A Librarian’s Guide to Teens in the 21st Century (2008) Author: Jennifer Burek Pierce
This guide looks at our teen patrons in contexts of neurological, psychological, and educational research. Improved knowledge of today’s adolescents can inform librarians’ choices of appropriate youth services programs and materials, and this researched book may reveal new insights about developmental physiology and the contemporary recreational and informational interests of teens.
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Get Connected: Tech Programs for Teens (2007)
Author: RoseMary Honnold for YALSA

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101+ Great Ideas for Teen Library Web Sites (2007)
Author: Miranda Doyle
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Digital Inclusion, Teens, and Your Library: Exploring the Issues and Acting on Them (2005)
Author: Lesley Farmer

Technically Involved: Technology-Based Youth Participation Activities for Your Library (2003)
Author: Linda W. Braun

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