Monday, June 15 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Graphic Novels: Familiar Challenges and A Revolutionary Opportunity

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Not sure if graphic novels are really "all that"?  This session will give you some new perspectives.  A panel of graphic novel experts and unabashed fans will share their knowledge and insights. Hear from a person who began building a collection more than ten years ago. Appreciate the special challenges of working with foreign publications.  Understand one vendor's role in developing resources to facilitate discovery and use. Learn how one librarian is engaging faculty and working with students to use graphic novels for the unexpected purposes of scholarship and research.  You will leave this session with a different understanding of graphic novels as 21st-century information resources.

Program Takeaways

  1. Participants will learn about the challenges graphic novels present from collections, technical services, and public services perspectives as well as special issues related to titles published outside the United States.

  2. Participants will hear from those who are working with faculty to use graphic novels for scholarship and research.

  3. Participants will gain an understanding of the challenges faced by a vendor in facilitating discovery and use of graphic novels.

Session Presentation - Urquhart
Session Presentation - Clar

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Karen Croneis

Associate Professor Emerita, University of Alabama


Monique Clar

Biomedical Librarian, Universite de Montreal

Mara Thacker

South Asian Studies Librarian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Greg Urquhart

President, Urquhart Publishing Group

Rebecca Vargha

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Monday June 15, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Convention Center, Room 207

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