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Zine Workshop: Zines

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

Zine Resources in Pittsburgh

More on Zines

Zine Archives and Collections

Free Downloads


Zine Cart

The Zine Cart is a mobile zine-making studio. For more information, contact Jill Chisnell.

zine cart

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
  • stencils
  • stickers
  • 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
  • scissors
  • rubber stamps and ink pads
  • an assortment of vintage ephemera
  • books about zines
  • and probably more!