Monday, January 22, 2018

Need Help Looking For Books To Read?

YALSA's Teen Book Finder App & Database 

YALSA's Teen Book is a free online database (http://booklists.yalsa.net/) and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.

Have an android phone? 
Download the Android (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.ala.yalsa&hl=en) version now!

Have an iPod Touch or an iPhone? 
Download the iOS app (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yalsas-teen-book-finder/id527674308?mt=8) now!

App features include:
  • a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by book list
  • a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API (http://www.worldcat.org/wcpa/content/affiliate/default.jsp), that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
  • the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook


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