Drawing Comics into Canadian public libraries. The Many Forms of Comics. Comic Book. Graphic Novel. Trade. Popularity of the Medium with the Public. Revenues for graphic novel sales have more than quadrupled from 2001 to 2006 ( Publisher’s Weekly 2007, 9 )
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The Many Forms of Comics
Popularity of the Medium with the Public
Revenues for graphic novel sales have more than quadrupled from 2001 to 2006 (Publisher’s Weekly 2007, 9)
Many publishers are beginning to publish new lines of graphic novels.
Methods: Power Tests of Collection Strength
1)Perform a search using the terms that best define your body of literature
2) Perform the same search but limit the retrieval of records to a particular library using its OCLC code
Data Set: Major Public Libraries and Key Word Search
Power Tests of Collection Strength
Methods: Brief Tests of Collection Stength
Exerpt from a Brief Test for Level 1 of the Children’s Collection
Brief Tests of Collection Strength at EPL
Growth of EPL’s Comic Collection over Time