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Zine Library: Academic Libraries with Zines

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Academic Libraries with Zine Collections

University of British Columbia (Xwi7xwa Library Guide) 

Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) Zine Library

an ever-growing collection of zines created to inspire, educate and entertain, to encourage collaboration between OCAD University students and to open up the world of zines for readers and creators everywhere! The collection is organized according to the following subjects: Art, Comics, Information/DIY, Music, Poetry, Politics, Queer, and Stories. The collection is currently located in the Learning Zone and open to visits from the general public."

Seneca Library 

The zine collection launch was held on January 22 in the Seneca@York library.  For the past few months, the School of Creative Arts and Animation, the Independent Illustration program and Seneca Libraries have been working together to launch a new Zine collection at Seneca@York Library.  The library’s collection of 140 titles includes a mix of purchased works as well as zines created by Seneca students.  This collection will continue to grow through ongoing donations from Seneca students, both individual works and group-created zines.

Barnard College Zine Library

"Barnard's zines are written by women (cis- and transgender) with an emphasis on zines by women of color. We collect zines on feminism and femme identity by people of all genders. The zines are personal and political publications on activism, anarchism, body image, third wave feminism, gender, parenting, queer community, riot grrrl, sexual assault, trans experience, and other topics."

Brooklyn College Zine Library

"Brooklyn College Library collects "zines about life in Brooklyn, as well as zines that have relevance for student interests, or the curriculum of Brooklyn College."

DePaul University Zine Collection

"This collection consists of zines published primarily within the Midwest, and welcomes current submissions from this geographic region."

Bingham Center (at Duke University) Zine Collection

"The Bingham Center's collection of zines created by women, girls, and women-identified people began when Sarah Dyer gave her collection of over 1,000 zines in the year 2000. Dyer collected zines for her Action Girl Newsletter, a networking publication for women’s comics and zines."