Sort It Out! Using In-House Classification Systems to Maximize Comics and Graphic Novels

Date(s) - 06/10/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Do you struggle to keep your comics collection organized? Comics, graphic novels, and manga that are organized by traditional
library classification systems, like Dewey, can become unwieldly and difficult for patrons to find specific items or even browse. Learn how creating an in-house classification system can provide a perfect solution to raise your comics circulations, as well as some cataloging and merchandising tips.

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Learning Objectives:
A brief overview of comics, graphic novels, and what makes them so unique and challenging to organize Learn examples of in-house classification systems for comics from other libraries across the country and how to adapt those ideas for your library Learn about best practices for cataloging and access to comics

Presenter: Jack Phoenix
Jack Phoenix is a librarian and writer in the Greater Cleveland area with over a decade of library experience. He is the author of the SLJ starred review book, Maximizing the Impact of Comics in Your Library: Graphic Novels, Manga,and more, and a member of the Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table of the American Library Association.


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