zine libraries

Let's Get Seriously Radical about Cataloging: A Mini Zine about Zine Librarianship

"This zine was conceived in the winter of 2012 as a library school group project on the topic of radical cataloging and non-traditional library and archival collections. I expanded it to focus on zine/alternative press collections in and around American academic settings." Includes article on radical cataloging and maps of zine libraries and collections that focus on riot grrrl and feminism and other special topics.

Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century

"Addresses the practical and theoretical challenges and advantages of researching, documenting, and archiving recent and contemporary activists in the feminist and queer movements. Activists, archivists, librarians, and scholars address the following issues and topics: the practical material challenges of documenting and archiving contemporary activism; theoretical perspectives and conversations; online communities and communications; 'third wave' feminism/youth and queer cultures/subcultures; the move from paper to digital archives and documents; zines; and the work of activists who employ creative/artistic/cultural approaches to work for social justice."