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What's a zine?
A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Wikipedia
How to Make a Zine
Electric Zine Maker
a downloadable "printshop and art tool for easily making and printing zines."
Zine Resources in Pittsburgh
Zine Archives and Collections
Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP)
"The Queer Zine Archive Project (QZAP) was first launched in November 2003 in an effort to preserve queer zines and make them available to other queers, researchers, historians, punks, and anyone else who has an interest DIY publishing and underground queer communities."
Zines on Internet Archive
A collection of over 50K zines!
Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library
Located in Lawrence, Kansas the mission of Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library is to organize as a non-hierarchical collective for the purpose of sharing and distributing information.
The Riot Grrrl Collection at New York University
"The Riot Grrrl Collection documents the evolution of the Riot Grrrl movement, particularly in the years between 1989 and 1996."
"The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including exhibitions, workshops, talks, and screenings, all of which encourage critical and creative engagement with the rich history of social movements." [from website]
Videos: How to Make a Zine
The Zine Cart is a mobile zine-making studio. For more information, contact Jill Chisnell.
The zine cart includes:
- electric typewriter/word processor
- paper trimmer
- standard & long-arm staplers
- transparent tape & double-sided tape
- glue sticks
- a variety of washi tape
- 8 1/2 x 11 and 11x17 paper (white, color variety)
- 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock (white, color variety)
- patterned scrapbook paper
- sharpies (black, multi-colors)
- pencils & pens
- rubber stamps and ink pads
- an assortment of vintage ephemera
- books about zines