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Stolen Sharpie Revolution by Alex WrekkConsidered the definitive guide to zine history and production since 2002, now in its 6th edition. It contains information about zines and zine culture, zine distros, and detailed information on how to make your own zines, as well as get them out into the world.
Call Number: Z285.5 W73 2020
Publication Date: 2020-03-02
Whatcha Mean, What's a Zine? by Esther Pearl Watson; Illustrated by Mark ToddIntroduces readers to zines and mini-comics, touching on zine history, and guiding readers through the zine-making process, from idea-generating to crafting a finished, hand-made zine.
Call Number: Z286.Z54 T63 2006
Publication Date: 2006-06-26
Girl Zines by Alison Piepmeier; Forward by Andi ZeislerShowcases zines created by women and girls and centers them in the context of social activism in third-wave feminism. It analyzes the beginning of the Riot Grrrl-based zine movement and elevates the voices of these creators exploring race, sexuality, identity, and revolutionary grrrl power within their zines.
Call Number: PN4836 .P54 2009
Publication Date: 2009-11-18
The Riot Grrrl Collection by Edited by Lisa Darms; Introduction by Johanna Fateman; Preface by Kathleen HannaReproduces a sampling of the original zines, posters, and printed matter for the first time since their initial distribution in the 1980s and ’90s, and includes an original essay by Johanna Fateman and an introduction by Lisa Darms. Contains scans of Riot Grrrl zines collected by New York University's Fales Library.
Publication Date: 2013-06-11
Making Feminist Media by Elizabeth GroeneveldProvides new ways of thinking about the vibrant media and craft cultures generated by Riot Grrrl and feminism’s third wave. It focuses on a cluster of feminist publications―including BUST, Bitch, HUES, Venus Zine, and Rockrgrl―that began as zines in the 1990s. By tracking their successes and failures, this book provides insight into the politics of feminism’s recent past.
Call Number: HQ1101 .G76 2016
Publication Date: 2016-08-30
Richmond Independent Press by Dale M. Brumfield; Foreward by Don Harrison; Introduction by Edwin SlipekChronicles Richmond’s underground zine scene from its first underground newspaper in 1967 through the rise in alternative Richmond media lasting into the 1990s and beyond.
Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles about zines, zine libraries, zine culture, and zine history.
This is good place to start for most topics, including all sciences, religion, law, history, psychology, political science, criminal justice, literature, current events, sociology and communications.
Abstracts and full-text for most journal articles; Varies by title many from 1980s-present
Scholarly journal articles about zines, primarily focused within the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Interdisciplinary journal archive of titles in the arts, botany, business, ecology, general science, history, mathematics, and the social sciences. Many journal runs go back to the 19th century and before with subject coverage going back to the medieval period and up to within 3-5 years of current (depending on journal title).; Full-text and full image; Varies by title; current within 3-5 years; Coverage is constantly expanding with the addition of more scholarly journals to the collection. Moving wall publishes to within 3-5 years of most titles that are still in publication.
The zine libraries interest group is a collective of people interested in all aspects of zine libraries. ZineLibraries.info was created in 2007 to share resources regarding collections, programming, preservation, and the promotion of zine collections.
This website provides links to zine archives and zine libraries, in addition to Information on copyright, distribution, online catalogs, zine reviews, history, how-to guides, essays, articles, and much more.
A "mega-zine" dedicated to zine culture and the independent arts. Published four times a year, each issue of Broken Pencil features reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground press, interviews, original fiction and commentary on all aspects of the indie arts.