About this Site
This site is home to news and information related to the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection. Our collection began in 2011 and consists of print zines. Our primary focus is upon zines created within or about the borough of Brooklyn, although we also collect other work.
For more information, see About the Collection.
Are you a Brooklyn zine maker? Donate your work!
Author Archives: Alycia Sellie
Just a note that since Robin’s departure from Brooklyn College, there isn’t an official zine librarian on duty in the library. What does this mean? For the collection, there is no change in service: you can still come and see … Continue reading
I’m pleased to share the news that Robin Potter, formerly known to this very blog as a Brooklyn College Library Zine Intern, has been named the new Brooklyn College Zine Librarian. Robin was instrumental to the collection from its infancy, … Continue reading
Changes are afoot here in Brooklyn: tomorrow will be my last day in the Brooklyn College Library. I’m moving on, but staying close. I’ll be the new Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian at the Mina Rees Library at the CUNY … Continue reading
It has been almost two years since we started this blog, and many milestones have passed in creating the zine collection at Brooklyn College. Now that the collection has been on the shelves for a bit of time, we’re wondering: … Continue reading
Although we’ve already announced that Silent Barn has a zine collection, I just heard today that its librarians would love to have more folks to help get the collection organiz-ized, and thought I’d send a shout-out to all the library … Continue reading
The CUNY Chapfest kicked off yesterday, but today if you come out to the Graduate Center you can attend the DIY panel on zines–at 3pm: Zines: Creative Non-Fiction on the D.I.Y. Zines have many definitions, but as handmade and self-published … Continue reading
Did you know that Silent Barn has a zine collection? We’re happy that Brooklyn has more zine library pals! Check their Tumbr for more info!
The Brooklyn College Zine Collection will be represented at the upcoming Brooklyn Zine Fest on April 21. If you have a zine you would like to donate to the collection or would like to chat about zine librarianship, please come … Continue reading
In case you need some inspiration, here’s a great how-to video, by nicki sabalu: