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Cooperative Collection Development -- CCD: Japanese Culture & Manga

• The School Library System (SLS) Cooperative Collection Development Plan is developed as part of the resource sharing component of the plan of service.

Japanese Culture & Manga



Jillian Rudes
School Librarian

Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School
91-30 Metropolitan Avenue
Forest Hills, New York 11375


The Japanese Culture & Manga collection provides suggestions for print resources that will enhance reading and learning experiences for all students.

*Snapshot of the Collection Development Policy for Japanese Culture & Manga. Please keep in mind that this collection serves the MELS Library and the books in this collection are merely suggestions. Therefore, this collection may consist of titles that meet the needs of the MELS community, but may not meet the needs of your school community.

How This Collection is Used at MELS

  • Japanese Culture & Manga Book Club
  • Japanese Visual Storytelling Class
  • Manga & Anime Club
  • MELS Comic Con
  • Special Programs & Events
  • Curriculum Alignment
  • Independent Reading
  • International Travel 


Manga in Libraries


Manga in Libraries provides book lists, webinars, and resources for manga readership, 

manga collection development, manga programming, and more!

Manga in the Citywide Digital Collection

Manga in the MELS Library Catalog

Highlights from the Japanese Culture Collection

Highlights from the Manga Collection

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