Comic Book Collections and Programming : A Practical Guide for Librarians Paperback / softback
Part of the Practical Guides for Librarians series
Comic Book Collections and Programming will help librarians build a collection that's right for their library, including specialty collections for kids, teens, and adults.
It covers the practical realities of this non-traditional format, like binding, weeding, and budgeting.
It also address advanced topics like comics and pedagogy, bringing comics artists and authors into the library, and using comics as a community outreach tool - even hosting comic conventions in libraries.
The guide covers:*Comics for kids, teens, and adults. *Comics genres from superheroes to fantasy to Manga; from memoirs and biographies to science texts to Pulitzer Prize winning literature. *Comics publishers and distributors. *Comics history and influential contemporary creators. *Online resources and communities. After reading the guide, librarians will be able to:*Organize creator visits and events. *Plan and produce community anthologies. *Host drawing parties and comic discussion groups. *Preserve comics in a library environment*Develop, run, and grow a library-based comic convention. This is an essential reference for collections librarians, children's librarians, and teen librarians, whether they are comics-lovers or have never read an issue.
The guide is aimed at public, academic, and school libraries.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 184 pages, 1 Tables, unspecified; 32 Halftones, black and white
- Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
- Publication Date: 07/08/2018
- Category: Library, archive & information management
- ISBN: 9781538107324