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Yolanda Hood

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Yolanda Hood, the Carol J. McMurry Distinguished Librarian for Academic Excellence at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, as the new editor of its quarterly, digital journal, Young Adult Library Services (YALS), to serve a one-year term through December 1, 2020. Yolanda has worked in libraries for over 14 years where her positions have involved working closely with teens and those that provide library services for teens. She is the co-creator, along with Kristine Shrauger, of the Diverse Families Database. She’ll work with the Editorial Advisory Board to set the tone and direction of the journal, as well as solicit and determine content.

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