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Zine Workshop–October 7, 2011

If you are interested to learn more about the Brooklyn College Zine Collection, I will be holding a brief introductory workshop and zine viewing session on Friday, October 7, 2011 from 1-2pm in the Brooklyn College Library’s Multipurpose Room (on … Continue reading

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BCL Zine Collection Milestones

This week marks the arrival of many new students to the Brooklyn College campus, but also the departure of two amazing students whom I have grown to appreciate very much, and also depend upon: Robin Potter and Devon Nevola, our … Continue reading

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An eventful summer comes to an end…

Well, I can’t believe how fast it has gone by, but this is the the last day of our summer internship with the Zine Collection at Brooklyn College Library! My fellow intern, Devon Nevola, and I have had many great … Continue reading

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The Summer of the Zine

It seems that the end of August is upon us and what that means for us here at the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection is <sigh> the end of our internship.  Robin and I have spent several months working under … Continue reading

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Full Circle: UpSet Press and Alumni Zinesters!

Poking about on the internet, I ran across this article from the Brooklyn Rail and knew that I had to get in touch with Zohra Saed and Robert Booras, or UpSet Press. Two parts of the article really caught my … Continue reading

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Collection Spotlight #2: Brooklyn!

This week, it is my pleasure to present one of the first zine donations we received here at the Brooklyn College Library: Brooklyn! by Fred Argoff. We have received more than 20 issues from this prolific zinester. Fred is also the brains … Continue reading

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Collection Spotlight #1: Womanimalistic #1

We recently received Womanimalistic #1, sent by zinester Caroline Paquita (carolinepaquita.com). Womanimalistic is printed on a risograph duplicator, and the resulting blue hand-written content is homey and refreshing.  The richly patterned, adorably illustrated contents are full of animal-lady characters. The … Continue reading

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From the Borough to BCL

Today was a milestone in what I consider to be a vital part of librarianship: getting to know your community. We had our first walk-in zine donation here at the library. Yes, we have been getting envelopes stuffed with great … Continue reading

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A Fond “International Zine Library Day” to All!

This morning may have felt like a rather ordinary Thursday, on the 21st of July.  But here at the Brooklyn College Library, we are joining scores of other librarians, zinesters, teachers and lovers of the zine in celebrating International Zine … Continue reading

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What’s a Zine, Anyway? Presentation

Click the link above for the slide show that was presented at Brooklyn College’s 2011 Faculty Day about our new zine collection.

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