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.
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Prof. Robin Potter is our new Zine Librarian!
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
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Zine Collection Evolution in Progress…
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
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Metro Annual 2013 Slides
Fold, Staple, Share: The Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection from Alycia I’ve just returned from a great day at the 2013 Metro Annual Meeting and wanted to share the slides from my presentation about the zine collection. If anyone is … Continue reading
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Just a note that if you haven’t yet seen the zine exhibit in the library, stop by soon! It will be up for the rest of December and will come down in January.
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Call for Working Class Zines
This summer I had a chat with one of my mentors about the zine collection, and she asked me if I had thought about focusing our collection on zines made by, for and about issues that related to being part … Continue reading
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Check it out: Kristopher Jansma just published this piece about the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection over at The Outlet, titled Literary Artifacts: Say You Want a Revolution? Zines at the Brooklyn College Library.
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Kingsman Covers the Collection!
Former BCL intern Emma Karin Eriksson (and zinester herself) wrote this lovely piece on the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection in the Kingsman: FOLD, STAPLE, SHARE! Welcoming the Brooklyn College Zine Library Collection.
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“Inventing Identity” English 1012 Class Responds to the Zine Collection
Natalie Nuzzo’s English 1012 class recently visited and responded to the zine collection and exhibition. Find out what they thought over at their class blog! We’re really happy to have classes visiting, reflecting upon, and using the collection!
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Via Zines, Brooklyn Voices on Display
Check out today’s Wall Street Journal for an article about the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection.
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Our opening celebration on Tuesday was really enjoyable for all of us who have been working on the zine collection. We are indebted to all of you who joined in our celebration. We’re in awe of all of you who … Continue reading
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