Blogs by jfreedma

It's back to cataloging zines from Keight Bergmann's gift. Hello again, 1990s!


Photo from Keight's Flickr stream.

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Our International Zine Library Day event started off slow, but picked up speed around 2pm. 

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Two weeks ago I was on my way to the Zine Librarians unConference in Iowa City, and last week I was on staycation, so it feels like I haven't cataloged a zine in FOREVER. 


This is what I was doing instead--still pretty fun! 
photo by Matthew Murray

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I have the day off from work, so I'm getting started on tomorrow's cataloging a little early. What better way to celebrate freedom from tyranny than spending the day with radical, independent self-publications by girls and women?


Webpage screenshot of an online exhibit Melissa Jones made based on an installation by Julie Turley.

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And now for something completely different, I'm cataloging zines from Keight Bergmann's personal collection, plus a few from through the transom and the internet. 

Also, today is Insurance Awareness Day, apparently. Insert derisive comment on the health insurance industry and US healthcare here. 

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I know I've expressed excitement about the first two zine classes I worked with this week, but I've still got lots enthusiasm left for Laura Ciolkowski of IRWAG's "Reading the Body" students. It's great collaborating with our girl friends across the street!

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We are excited to host Sara Marcus's Pre-College Program class "Documenting the Present: the Art of Attention."

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Marie Lovrod, from the University of Saskatchewan is bringing her Representation, Embodiment and the City women's studies students to the Barnard Zine Library for some zine handling!

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I remember from elementary school that June 14th is Flag Day, hence the title of this post. 


Image from Molly's Blog

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This week in zine cataloging, I'm still catching up with the zines our beloved Keight Bergmann bestowed upon us. It could take me all summer.

 
From Keight's Flickr stream

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