American graphic novels are increasingly recognized as high quality literature and an interesting genre for academic study. Graphic novels of Japan, called manga, have established a strong foothold in American culture. This preliminary survey of 44 United States university libraries demonstrates that Japanese manga in translation are consistently collected at a lower rate than American graphic novels. This article was published in the JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP (2010), 36:6, 511-517. [Elsevier]
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- Masuchika, Glenn and Gail Boldt
- Japanese Manga, Graphic Novels, Comics, Collection Management
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- Boldt, Gail (co-author)
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- March 3, 2016
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