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Graphic Novels Collection

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About the Collection

The Undergraduate library houses more than 2,000 manga and graphic novels in the lower level. This collection aims to be as variant as the format itself, covering genres such as: mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy, and more. While the majority of our collection contains titles from America and Britain, we are always looking for ways to diversify toward a global representation of the medium. This collection is currently adding more non-English manga and graphic novels, and titles from independent/ small press publishers. Our hope is to support the curricular needs and research interests of the University. If there are titles or series you'd like to see added to our collection, please feel free to select a purchase! Below are some tips on how to find graphic novels on campus and how to request a new title or series for purchase. We appreciate any and all suggestions to improve our collections and our service.

UGL's graphic novels collection is located in PN-PQ section of the lower level and spans the PN6700 call number range. Below is a map of the lower level.

NEWS: The Undergraduate Library and the International and Area Studies Library are now collecting comics and graphic novels from South Asia. More information.

Map of UGL Lower Level

How to Search for a Title:

  1. Start at the online library catalog.
  2. Select 'Title' from the drop-box, second from the right.
  3. Type the name of the graphic novel in the main search box.
  4. Click on 'Find'
  5. On the right, below 'Genre' click on "Graphic Novels*

* You can also use the features on the right to browse by author, language, region, era, etc.

How to Search for a Series:

  1. Start at the classic catalog quick search page.
  2. Type in the name of the series in the 'Search for:' box.
  3. On the right, select 'Series Title'
  4. Click on 'Search'
  5. Below 'Number of title,' click on the number that corresponds with your search term.

Request a Novel or Series for Purchase

We are always interested in ways to build and diversify our collections. If there's something you'd like to see added to the collection, whether its a novel or entire series, please let us know. Fill out a brief suggestion form and we'll do our best to ensure that our materials fit your library needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask a librarian!