Graphic Novels Now: Building, Managing, and Marketing a Dynamic Collection

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American Library Association, 2005 - 113 halaman
In 1992, Maus, a graphic novel by Art Spiegelman, won the Pulitzer Prize. The genre has been growing ever since, appealing to the visual-oriented Gen-X and Gen-Y, as well as to reluctant readers, those of all ages seeking alternative viewpoints, and anyone willing to take both image and word into consideration. Graphic Novels Now helps librarians new to the genre with all the key issues related to these unique books. Expert author Francisca Goldsmith shares smart advice, from how to develop a well-rounded collection by finding reviews and reliable publishers and distributors to shelving, catal.
 

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Why Graphic Novels Now? Modern Readers Modern Libraries
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What Is The Right Word for a Book That Looks Like This? Definitions
16
What Is Good? Finding Reviews Developing Collections
27
How Can I Deal with Pigeons from Hell? Maintaining Graphic Novel Collections
40
Can Readers Find Your Librarys Graphic Novels? Classification and Descriptive Cataloging
52
How Does the Collection Find New Readers? Marketing and Promotion
63
How Can You Put Legs on Your Graphic Novels? Creating Programs to Get the Collection Up and Walking
73
The Politics of Graphic Novels
85
Resources
93
Selected Graphic Novels by Category
98
Collection Development Policies
106
INDEX
109
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Francisca Goldsmith is the Collection Management and Promotion Librarian at Berkeley Public Library in California.

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