While an untrained reader may not be able to discern a graphic novel from a comic book, fans of both genres should have no trouble doing so. As a general rule:
Searching the BC Catalog:
1. Choose the 'Educational Resource Center' from the drop-down menu to search the ERC. You can also search in O'Neill.
2. Limit the Any Field option to 'Subject'.
3. In the search field type either 'graphic novels' or 'comic books'. In the second search box type topics of interest to narrow the topic. For example, type women, friendship, dragons
4. Click search