Each application will be judged on the basis of:
1. The degree of need for additional materials for young adults.
2. The degree of the current collection's use and the specificity of examples used.
3. The soundness of the rationale for the proposal to select additional materials.
4. The quality of the description of the benefits this grant will bring to young adults.
5.The degree to which the applicant's philosophy reflects the concepts identified in The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: a Call to Action