Cornog, Martha and Timothy Perper, eds. Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1591584787
BibTeX citation key: Cornog2009
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Keywords: Canon, Collection of essays, Library, Memoria
Creators: Cornog, Perper
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited (Santa Barbara)
What does the surge of popularity in graphic novels mean for libraries? Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries goes deeper into this subject than any other volume previously published, bringing together a distinguished panel of experts to examine questions librarians may encounter as they work to enhance their graphic novel holdings.
Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics begins by introducing librarians to the world of the graphic novel: popular and critically acclaimed fiction and nonfiction titles; a wide range of genres including Japanese manga and other international favorites; recurring story and character archetypes; and titles created for specific cultural audiences and female readers. The book then offers a series of chapters on key issues librarians will face with graphic novels on the shelves, including processing and retention questions, preservation and retention, collecting related media such as Japanese anime films and video games, potential grounds for patron or parental complaints, the future of graphic novels, and more.
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