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Guest Talk: Zines & Handmade Publications: Possibilities for Personal Expression and Alternative Education 

Guest Talk: Zines & Handmade Publications: Possibilities for Personal Expression and Alternative Education, with Anne Hays & Discussants, Tuesday, 1/28, 4-5:30pm: here in the library at Russell 306 A zine, or fanzine, is a self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images usually produced today by a photocopier and circulated to less than 1,000 …

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Check This Out! 

Our very own Anne Hays has a Zine collection that is now in the Barnard Library. Congratulations, Anne on this exciting accomplishment! You can learn more about Zines from Barnard's website. We hope that Anne will help us to learn more about Zines.

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Festival Report: Brooklyn Zine Fest 2013 

Yesterday, I attended the second annual Brooklyn Zine Fest held at Public Assembly in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The event was packed with tablers and with visitors, an impressively successful event.  Tablers ranged from independent zine authors displaying their own zines to zine distros to zine librarians (Barnard represented) to arts organizations. It was an impressive …

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Zines at the ALA convention 

As the New York Times noted last year, zine-making is on the rise, as evidenced not only by the number of new zines in circulation, but by the number of academic libraries starting zine collections. Zine libraries in the New York City area include: Barnard Brooklyn College, CUNY NYU's riot grrrl collection and the independent …

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I’ll hold this then you’ll hold this 

Title: Imaginary Windows, Issue #4 Author: Erin Fae Where to find it: Barnard Library Call number: ZINES F33i no.4 I’ll hold this, then you’ll hold this. I encountered the most lovely zine at the Barnard Library zine collection last week: a zine called imaginary windows by a Brooklyn resident named Erin Fae.  I picked it …

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Zines as Teaching Aides 

If your goal in teaching is to inspire your class to create works of text or art, you might consider using zines as teaching aides.  Alison Piepmeier, author of Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism, reports that, “Every time I teach a class about zines, a significant percentage of the students begin making their own. …

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