Japanese Manga in Translation and American Graphic Novels: a Preliminary Examination of the Collections in 44 Academic Libraries - PREPUBLICATION VERSION

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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Work Title Japanese Manga in Translation and American Graphic Novels: a Preliminary Examination of the Collections in 44 Academic Libraries - PREPUBLICATION VERSION
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  1. Masuchika, Glenn and Gail Boldt
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  1. Japanese Manga, Graphic Novels, Comics, Collection Management
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Work Type Article
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  1. Boldt, Gail (co-author)
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  1. Elsevier
Publication Date March 3, 2016
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