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Building and Maintaining a Graphic Novel and Comics Collection

January 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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“Building and Maintaining a Graphic Novel and Comics Collection”

Graphic Novels can be one of the most popular and highest circulating formats in your library collection, but often, staff are unfamiliar and uncomfortable with the format. In this webinar, graphic novel enthusiasts and longtime collection developer, Amanda Jacobs Foust, will share the secrets of purchasing, organizing and preserving graphic novels and comics in the library for all ages.

In this interactive and informative webinar, we will cover:

  • Who reads graphic novels and why
  • A brief history of comics
  • An overview of publishers
  • Challenges and concerns
  • Selection resources and best practices

Amanda Jacobs Foust ~ Biography

Amanda Jacobs Foust is librarian and trainer who speaks frequently at national and state conferences on a wide range of topics such as: eBook management, grant writing, website evaluation and content curation, including social media. Amanda is a dedicated comics reader and co-hosts and produces the popular In the Library with a Comic Book podcast with Jack Baur of Berkeley Public Library. She can be found online at In the Library with a Comic Book.

To view the webinar, please go to:http://stateofutah.adobeconnect.com/usltraining/


January 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm