Additional Resources

Organizations

Benefits of Mentoring

Braun, L. and Visser, M. (2017). Ready to code: connecting youth to CS opportunity through Libraries.

Chávez, V., & Soep, E. (2005). Youth radio and the pedagogy of collegiality. Harvard Educational Review, 75(4), 409–434.

Natural Mentoring Relationships and Adolescent Health: Eevidence From a National Study, by David L. DuBois & Naida Silverthorn, 2005. American Journal of Public Health, 95(3), 518-524.

Emery, M. .(2016). A teen space made for career prep. Young Adult Library Services, 2016(2).

Connected Libraries: Surveying the Current Landscape and Charting a Path to the Future, by Kelly M. Hoffman, Mega Subramaniam, Saba Kawas, Ligaya Scaff, & Katie Davis. ConnectedLib, 2016.

Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design, by Mizuko Ito, Kris Gutiérrez, Sonia Livingstone, Bill Penuel, Jean Rhodes, Katie Salen, Juliet Schor, Julian Sefton-Green, and S. Craig Watkins.

Ito, M., Baumer, S., Bittanti, M., Boyd, D., Cody, R., Herr, B., … Tripp, L. .2010. Hanging out, messing around, and geeking out: Kids living and learning with new media. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Retrieved from https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/free_download/97 80262013369_Hanging_Out.pdf

Keating, L. M., Tomishima, M. A., Foster, S., & Alessandri, M. (2002). The effects of mentoring program on at-risk youth. Adolescence, 37(148), 717.

Safe Space and Shared Interests: YOUmedia Chicago as a Laboratory for Connected Learning, by Kiley Larson, Mizuko Ito, Eric Brown, Mike Hawkins, Nichole Pinkard, and Penny Sebring. DML Research Hub, 2013.

Meltzer, A., Muir, K., & Craig, L. (2016). Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people. Children and Youth Services Review, 63, 58-66.

Oliver, V., & Cheff, R. (2012). The social network: Homeless young women, social capital, and the health implications of belonging outside the nuclear family. Youth & Society, 46(5), 642-662.

Rhodes, J. E., & DuBois, D. L. (2008). Mentoring relationships and programs for youth. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17(4), 254-258.

Spencer, R. (2007). “It’s not what I expected”: A qualitative study of youth mentoring relationship failures. Journal of Adolescent Research, 22, 331–354.

Visser, M., & Hong, H. (2016, October). Computer Science for the Community: Increasing Equitable Opportunity for Youth Through Libraries. In European Conference on Information Literacy, 469-479. Springer.

Developing Mentoring Programs

Campbell, C., Haines, C., Koester, A., & Stoltz, D. (2015). Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth. American Library Association.

DuBois, D. L., & Karcher, M. J. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of youth mentoring. Sage Publications.

Haines, C., & Campbell, C. (2016). Becoming a Media Mentor: A Guide for Working with Children and Families. American Library Association.

Safe Space and Shared Interests: YOUmedia Chicago as a Laboratory for Connected Learning, by Kiley Larson, Mizuko Ito, Eric Brown, Mike Hawkins, Nichole Pinkard, and Penny Sebring. DML Research Hub, 2013.

Stoltz, D., & Campbell, C. Media Mentorship in Libraries Serving Youth.

TeenTechSF

YALSA’s competencies for librarians serving youth: Young adults deserve the best. YALSA, 2010.

Youth as Mentors

Craig, A. (2010). High impact partnership: Serving youth offenders. Young Adult Library Services, 2010(Fall), 20–22.

Barnes, S. (2016). Grow a little. Young Adult Library Services, 2016(Fall).

Emery, M. .(2016). A teen space made for career prep. Young Adult Library Services, 2016.

Kitsap Regional Library. .20152. Make Do Share project.

Stout, R. 2015. Hand in hand: Teens, tech, and community engagement. Young Adult Library Services, 2015(2), 21–24.

Sun, C. (2015). Youth Mentoring Program at Santa Ana Library Takes National Program Award. School Library Journal.

Jekielek, S. M., Moore, K. A., Hair, E. C., & Scarupa, H. J. (2002). Mentoring: A promising strategy for youth development. Child Trends Research Brief, 2, 1-8.

Adult & Community Mentors

Bilandzic, M. .20162. Connected learning in the library as a product of hacking, making, social diversity and messiness. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(12), 158–177.

Quinn, J. (1999). Where need meets opportunity: Youth development programs for early teens. The Future of Children, 9(2), 96-116.

Takahashi, D. (2016). The Calm Before the Storm: How Teens and Libraries Can Fight Mental Illness.

Computer Science for the Community: Increasing Equitable Opportunity for Youth Through Libraries. By Marijke Visser and Hai Hong. In Information Literacy: Key to an Inclusive Society. ECIL 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 676.

Public Libraries as Partners in Youth Development: Lessons and Voices from the Field, by Nicole Yohalem and Karen Pittman. Forum for Youth Investment, 2003.

Mentoring Challenges

Bell, Stephen. (2013). The Next Generation May Not Want Your Mentoring. Library Journal.

DuBois, D. L., & Karcher, M. J. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of youth mentoring. SAGE.

DuBois, D. L., Holloway, B. E., Valentine, J. C., & Cooper, H. (2002). Effectiveness of mentoring programs for youth: A meta-analytic review. American journal of community psychology, 30(2), 157-197.

Keating, L. M., Tomishima, M. A., Foster, S., & Alessandri, M. (2002). The effects of mentoring program on at-risk youth. Adolescence, 37(148), 717.

Lopez, M. E., Caspe, M., & McWilliams, L. (2016). Public Libraries: A Vital Space for Family Engagement

Visser M., Hong H. (2016) Computer Science for the Community: Increasing Equitable Opportunity for Youth Through Libraries. In: Kurbanoğlu S. et al. (eds) Information Literacy: Key to an Inclusive Society. ECIL 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 676. Springer.