Monday, June 12, 2017

Help us decide the top 10 Graphic Novels of 2016!

Please submit your vote for our SIG's list of the Top 10 Most Notable Graphic Novels of 2016. Our final list will be shared through the ARLIS/NA listserv, here on our site, and in our Facebook Group to help fellow (art) information professionals strengthen their own collections and for anyone interested! 

The poll should only take a few minutes and will not collect any personal identifying information. Please complete the poll by June 28 at 5:00PM EDT. 

Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you for your help!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Graphic Novels SIG Meeting Presentations & Agenda for ARLIS/NA 2017 Conference

Please join us for the Graphic Novels Special Interest Group meeting at the 2017 ARLIS/NA conference in New Orleans! Our meeting will take place on Sunday, February 5 from 3:00 to 4:00 in the Newberry Room.*  

*Please note: the print schedule may list the incorrect time/room. 

Our tentative agenda:
·  Introductions
·  Discussion about the SIG's name
·  Proposal to create a Top 10 Comics of 2017 list
·  Open floor discussion
·  Presentation: Caitlin McGurk (Associate Curator and Assistant Professor at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum) will be presenting a recently published article in New Review of Academic Librarianship titled "Communicating the Value of Cartoon Art Across University Classrooms: Experiences From the Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum."
·  Presentation: Christopher Harter (Director of Library and Reference Services, Amistad Research Center, Tulane University) will be presenting about the collections at the Amistad Research Center and recent activities.
·  Questions and Discussion 

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 Thanks to Andrew Wang, Co-Coordinator of our ARLIS/NA Graphic Novels SIG for hosting our meeting in New Orleans!