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Graphic Novels at Trexler Library

A guide to help you find some of the library’s hidden treasures.

Graphic novels as a form of art.

Graphic novels are primarily an art form, thus the bulk of the graphic works of 'fiction' will be shelved in Dewey 741.56 --along with other forms of drawing.

Dewey class 741.56 -Graphic novels as art form

Comics, cartoons and Graphic novels themselves

741.56 Cartoons, caricatures, comic strips (the works themselves)
  -Includes political cartoons
  Used also for caricatures & caricaturists
741.569 History, geographic treatment, biography -of cartoons, caricatures, comic strips, cartoonists
741.58 Cartoon animation

Graphic novels -

Class here the works themselves (Cuttered by author or by character/title)

  Used for ALL graphic novels -- not subdivided by geographic location.
741.59 +geo Use for books about & criticism of graphic novels in general (by Country)
For example: books about 'Manga' are located in 741.5952 (Japan)


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