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Author Bartel, Julie

Title From A to zine : building a winning zine collection in your library / Julie Bartel
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2004


Description 1 online resource (xi, 152 pages) : illustrations
Contents Welcome to the world of zines -- Zine culture 101 -- Intellectual freedom, the Library Bill of Rights, and zines -- To collect or not to collect : the why's and wherefore's -- The Salt Lake City Public Library zine collection -- Getting started -- What do you do with them once you've got them? -- Living arrangements -- Spreading the word -- Programming and outreach -- Electronic zine culture : e-zines, blogs, and more
Summary Libraries eager to serve the underserved teen-to-twenty-year-old market can make the library a cool place to hang out. All it takes are zines, according to the author, young adult librarian Julie Bartel. Zines and alternative press materials provide a unique bridge to appeal to disenfranchised youth, alienated by current collections. For librarians unfamiliar with the territory, or anxious to broaden their collection, veteran zinester Bartel establishes the context, history, and philosophy of zines, then ushers readers through an easy, do-it-yourself guide to creating a zine collection, includ
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 146) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Zines.
Zines -- United States
Fan magazines -- United States
Libraries -- Special collections -- Fan magazines.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Libraries -- Special collections -- Fan magazines
Fan magazines
Libraries -- Special collections
United States
Genre/Form Zines
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004009501
ISBN 0838998100