I get so sad when my books are "in transit" at NYPL for extended periods.
Jenna Freedman is a zine librarian and librarian zinester. She is the Associate Director of Communications at the Barnard Library in NYC. She has published articles on zine librarianship and presented around the United States and in France on that topic as well as on other themes of library activism.
Polar Fiction -- who knew?
Lauren Jade Martin
Small Press Book Fair 2005
What exactly are zines, and how do you go about creating your own? Four local zinemakers describe their experiences creating zines, including content, design graphics, how to copy and distribute, and networking with other zinesters. Join us to learn more about these unique and important publications and the role they can play in building a vibrant independent publishing community.
RBMS Conference 2005
This seminar will explore the implications of collecting popular culture and other "unusual" collections, as well as examining their impact as educational tools. The speakers will discuss issues of collection development, institutional support, outreach, cataloging and arrangement/description. The speakers will describe their personal experiences working with collections on the history of surfing, penny dreadfuls and inspirational series literature (i.e. the Horatio Alger stories), cookbooks, and zines.
Columbia University Summer Reference Institute 2005
Radical Reference librarians
NYC Independent Media Center training
Grassroots Media Conference, 2005