Blogs by jfreedma


photo by Joanne Saad from ZineWiki

Neat quotation about why zines matter and indirectly why zine preservation matters from I Am a Camera #7 by prolific zinester and author Vanessa Berry.

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July 21st is International Zine Library Day.* Celebrate it by participating in the Barnard Zine Library 6-hour Zine Challenge!

Thursday, July 21, Barnard Library, 11am-5pm 1st floor of the library.

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We have tweaked our collection development policy for the second time since the zine collection was established in 2003.

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I have similar problems with "home." I have lived in so many places over the past seven years, have called so many different houses and apartments and dorms "home" that I've begun to wonder if it isn't best just to think of myself as home. A few years ago I got a tattoo of a house on my left shoulder, partly thinking that I could at least carry that with me. ...

 

 

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Spring 2011 library school intern Lauren Orso's cat Frances Butterbean shares her human's affection for zines.

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The Center for Cartoon Studies' Schulz Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for an MLIS-candidate paid internship for the summer of 2011.

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The Barnard Library Zine Collection will have a table. 

May 28, 3-7pm. Rain date: June 4

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The Cyberpunk Apocalypse Visiting Writer Program is a one-month residency at the Cyberpunk Apocalypse writers house in Pittsburgh. The writers will be given a small bedroom at no cost and access to the same communal kitchen, bathroom, living space, etc. that is used by the long-term residents (again at no cost). Visiting writers will, however, be expected to take responsibility for acquiring and preparing their own meals. Applicants should also realize that they will be living communally with the long-term residents of the house and in an urban environment (i.e. not a cabin retreat).

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Brooklyn College Library seeks its first Zine Intern!

The Brooklyn College Library is looking for a motivated library school student with an interest in small and self-published magazines, underground publications, alternative materials, or print culture to help organize and promote our new zine collection. The Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection is focused geographically on work that is being produced within the borough of Brooklyn, and our first intern will help shape what is to come with this inaugural collection for CUNY. This internship could encompass duties related to the collection, organization, and processing of items in the collection, as well as the study and promotion of zines and independent media. According to the interests of the intern, they also might work on special projects related to the collection, and/or gain experience with the wider functions of the Brooklyn College Library, especially within the Information Services Department.

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Planned Parenthood of Northern New England wants your sex stories for a zine edited by Hannah Neurotica. Contributions due 6/1/11. 

 

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