Diversity in Comics (archived webinar)

This is an archived webinar.  You will receive a magic link to watch it via email the day before it is scheduled.  But don't let this fool you.  The magic link allows you to view it at any time...day or night.   

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

The cost you ask?   No charge for SERLS members...a mere $15.00 for all other libraries.  Enjoy. 



Competency: General

Demonstrates ability to be creative, promote new ideas and
identify a variety of tools and techniques to create interesting and engaging programs


Jack Baur (Berkeley Public Library) and
Amanda Jacobs Foust (Colorado State Library), two longtime graphic novel
selectors and the co-hosts of the In the Library with a Comic
Book podcast present a unique opportunity for librarians working in
any environment to learn about next-level graphic novel collection development,
with a special emphasis on building a diverse collections.


The duo will share their collection
development best practices, favorite resources, and philosophical approach to
building and curating a diverse graphic novel collection.

Everyone who works
with graphic novels in their library or wants to learn more about these wildly
popular materials will have something to gain from this webinar.


In this interactive and informative webinar,
we will cover:


  • Current state of diversity in publishing

  • Why we need diverse comics 

  • A brief history of comics

  • Publishing trends and change in comics


SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00

All Other Libraries: $15.00

Event Type: 
Issues and Trends
Online Course
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day)