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Vergueiro, Waldomiro C. S. "Comic Book Collections in Brazilian Public Libraries: The gibitecas." New Library World 95. (1994): 14–18. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1108/03074809410070511
BibTeX citation key: Vergueiro1994
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Categories: General
Keywords: Brazil, Latin America, Library
Creators: Vergueiro
Collection: New Library World
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Comic books are now becoming a part of public library collections. In Brazil, public libraries are organizing special branches or departments for comic books, calling them Gibitecas. Discusses the reasons for public libraries to collect comic books, and reviews the range of motives that took Brazilian librarians to provide them to their customers. Also analyses the difficulties for collecting and disseminating comic books, with special attention to the characteristics of comic book publishing.
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