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Scott, Randall W. (Randall William) 1947-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 99 publications in 2 languages and 1,589 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Comic books, strips, etc  Catalogs  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Sources  History  Graphic novels  Directories  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Host, Speaker
Classifications: PN6725, 025.277415
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Randall W Scott
Publications by Randall W Scott
Most widely held works by Randall W Scott
Comic books and strips : an information sourcebook by Randall W Scott( Book )
8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Comics librarianship : a handbook by Randall W Scott( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
European comics in English translation : a descriptive sourcebook by Randall W Scott( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and German and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Exclusion and land use : a comment and a research bibliography by Randall W Scott( Book )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A subject index to comic books and related material : based on the holdings of the Michigan State University Library's Comic Art Collection : intended as an aid in the use and acquisition of comic art material by Randall W Scott( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The original problem of the Special Collections division of the Michigan State University Library (msu) was to establish a direction for the comic book section of the popular culture collection, and to state the holdings in the chosen area. The comics chosen as the target collection were the superhero comics of the 1960's through 1975, as this was the most nearly complete collection. The author's definition of a superhero is included. Through the study of the comic collection, a system for cataloging and indexing comics was developed. Information provided by the cataloging system includes a call number, title, publisher, issues published, notes, msu holdings, and additional holdings as reprints. This information is tabulated for the superhero comics in the collection and also for the western comics, war and military comics, romance comics, and others. The card catalog for the comic collection contains Author-Title cards and Subject Index cards for each item in the collection. A list of subject headings and an author-title list of all holdings in the msu collection are included. (Jab)
Finding materials on American popular culture in the MSU Libraries : popular music, television, comics, popular fiction, movies by Michigan State University( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Indexing the comics : a librarian's perspective on comics research by Randall W Scott( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The potential for computers in indexing popular fiction study materials is discussed, and specific examples of comic book indexing are provided through descriptions of projects and a bibliography. The 4-stage evolutionary development of popular fiction studies includes: (1) discovery and reading; (2) bibliography and collecting; (3) cataloging and indexing; and (4) history and criticism. Librarians, particularly with the help of computers, can contribute to the collection, preservation, cataloging, and indexing of comic books, an area of popular fiction largely ignored by libraries in the past. Major comic book indexing projects are now under way for the two largest United States comic book publishers, Marvel and dc. Various other indexing projects have examined specific aspects of comics. A bibliography lists the comic indexes in the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection at Michigan State University. (Cwm)
Housing justice outside of the courts : alternatives for housing dispute resolution ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The Year's work in comic indexing ( serial )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Comics research libraries as of July 1993 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The American radicalism collection ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sing out reprint index by Randall W Scott( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Blank in the comics ( serial )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Management and Control of Growth ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Graphic novels and comics in libraries and archives : essays on readers, research, history and cataloging ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"This book, full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, provides a look at how graphic novels and comics can be used in educational settings. An established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last vestiges of the printed form gaining in popularity"--Provided by publisher
The Harry "A" Chesler Collection of Illustration and Comic Art at Fairleigh Dickinson University : a booklist ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tijuana bibles by Randall W Scott( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Indexes several works of 8-pager reprints and a few individual original printings as held by the Michigan State University Libraries
Seduction of the innocent index by Randall W Scott( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Rima of green mansions : a preserved context index to the Gilberton and DC Comics versions of the novel by W.H. Hudson by Randall W Scott( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Scott, Randall W.
Scott, Randall William 1947-
Languages
English (57)
German (1)
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