Title

Revising the Adult Graphic Novel collection in VPL Central Branch

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Publication Title

See Also: The University of British Columbia iSchool Student Journal

Volume

2

Issue

1

First page number:

1

Last page number:

8

Abstract

This report analyzes the Adult Graphic Novel collection in the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, highlights areas for improvement, and suggests strategies and changes that can be used to enhance it. Implementing these changes would provide a better physical space for the material (prolonging the lives of the physical books), simplify and improve upon current genre divisions, upgrade and enhance the metadata for the books in our collection, and redesign spine labels and other stickers. Taken as a whole, these changes will allow patrons to more easily browse the collection and allow both patrons and librarians to find specific material more quickly, both physically on the shelves and digitally in our catalogue.

Keywords

librarians; libraries; comics; graphic novels

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