Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries Announcement: The Art of Selection and Acquisition and Presentation of the 2015 ALA Grants

Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Calendar Download to my calendar
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage

An educational panel about how you determine which kinds of graphic novels and comics to purchase for your library. How do reader demographics impact collection development? Who is reading graphic novels and comics in the library? How does the advent of digital graphic novels and comics impact book selection and does the popularity of a digital books translate into the purchase of hard copies? These and other questions will be explored by Jack Baur from the Berkeley Public Library, Katie Monnin, PhD from the University of North Florida, Caitlin McGurk from the Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and moderated by John Shableski.

The panel will be preceded by the presentation of the 2015 ALA Will Eisner Graphic Novel Innovation Grant and Growth Grant. Learn how your library can apply for next year’s grants.

Meeting Type: 
Included with conference registration
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:10am PDT
84 people interested in attending (View all)