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Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries and Archives

Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries and Archives Author : Robert G. Weiner
Publisher : McFarland
Pub Date : 2010-04-01
Page : 288
Language : en
Rating : 5

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To say that graphic novels, comics, and other forms of sequential art have become a major part of popular culture and academia would be a vast understatement. Now an established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last kinds of print publications actually gaining in popularity.
Full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, this book provides a wide-reaching look at how graphic novels and comics can be used to their full advantage in educational settings. Topics include the historically tenuous relationship between comics and librarians; the aesthetic value of sequential art; the use of graphic novels in library outreach services; collection evaluations for both American and Canadian libraries; cataloging tips and tricks; and the swiftly growing realm of webcomics.


Graphic Novels And Comics In Libraries And Archives


Author by : Robert G. Weiner
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-04-01
Publisher by : McFarland


Description : "This book, full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, provides a look at how graphic novels and comics can be used in educational settings. An establishe...

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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-07-17
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press


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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-01
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi


Description : This is a seminal study of the evolution and development of the American comic from the 1930s to the present day. The book is divided into three sections covering the history, an overview of the distr...

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Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-11-20
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