SLIS Professor Burek Pierce Publishes "Far-Reaching But Pragmatic" New Edition of Book

How do we break through and truly reach our young adult patrons? It begins with understanding them. Librarians who work with teens need information and a big-picture perspective on adolescence that reflects the latest knowledge of cognate fields and the contemporary realities of young people’s lives.University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science Associate Professor Jennifer Burek Pierce’s greatly revised and updated book “Sex, Brains, and Video Games: Information and Inspiration for Youth Services Librarians” provides exactly that. Published by ALA Editions, the new second edition selects and synthesizes emerging information from multiple fields of research to effectively support librarians’ work with teens. Learn More.