Style Guide: Y

YALS = Young Adult Literacy Survey (1985)

YALSA = Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association (ALA)

yearlong

year round / year-round
(Hyphenate as adjective preceding its noun; otherwise, open): Her teaching is a year-round commitment. She teaches year round.

young adult (n., adj.)

Young Adult Literacy Survey (1985) = YALS

Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association (ALA) = YALSA

youth (when referring to an individual; plural is youths)

YouTube (online video community)

Yu-Gi-Oh!

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