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This website was initially developed as a pathfinder for materials available locally at Western Libraries and London Public Libraries for LIS 9312: Exploring and Understanding Comic Books and Graphic Novels in Libraries.

It was revised and expanded to reach a broader audience and include significantly more material (currently unavailable at the libraries within the scope of the pathfinder) for LIS 9723: Web Design and Architecture.

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The 75 Books You Should Own For DC Comics' 75th Anniversary

Cornog, M. & Perper, T., eds. (2009). Graphic novels beyond the basics: insights and issues for libraries. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Goldsmith, F. (2010). The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels. Chicago: American Library Association.

Graphic Novels: Resources for Teachers & Librarians

London Public Libraries

Serchay, D.S. (2010). The librarian's guide to graphic novels for adults. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

University of Western Ontario Libraries

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