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So who's familiar with running a zine library?
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I'm dying to know about how you do it/did it.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah R. Jul 1, 2012.

 

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Sarah R. replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Both helpful AND encouraging! I've been wanting to turn my little personal zine collection into a library and it's nice to hear that there is hope for a library beginning with less than one hundred items. Hooray!"
Jul 1, 2012
Las Vegas Zine Library replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"here's a synopsis on how i started the Las Vegas zine library in July of 2010. :) If others have done it so can you! -Assess your community! Is there already a zine library? Can you combine your resources with someone else? Do you live in a…"
Oct 24, 2010
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Lauris Jones replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Thanks! "
Sep 28, 2010
Jenna Freedman replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Hi Lauris, There's a zine librarians group on WMZ http://wemakezines.ning.com/group/zinelibrarians and also on Yahoo http://groups.yahoo.com/group/zinelibrarians. You're welcome to join both groups and talk zine librarianship with people…"
Sep 25, 2010
Lauris Jones replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Thanks! "
Sep 24, 2010
Dan C replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"I started a zine library at my college. There was a school committee in charge of giving funds to student activities and projects, so I wrote a nice proposal and got them to give me a few hundred dollars. Then I recruited some more kids to help me…"
Sep 24, 2010
Lauris Jones replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Kind of the same two things I was thinking about. Material: I'd want to stick largely to zines, but also opportunities for other DIY media. And I know what ou mean about the "transgressive" materials. I live in a fairly uptight part…"
Sep 24, 2010
James N. Dawson replied to Lauris Jones's discussion So who's familiar with running a zine library?
"Actually, I've been thinking of asking the same question for a while. I've wanted for a long time to start some kind of alternative library or reading room, modeled somewhat after the kind the Christian Scientists do. Just a little…"
Sep 24, 2010
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So who's familiar with running a zine library?

I'm dying to know about how you do it/did it.
Sep 24, 2010
Lauris Jones replied to Weepy Gonzales's discussion Free zines
"And I want to see that zine when you get around to it!"
Sep 23, 2010
Lauris Jones replied to Weepy Gonzales's discussion Free zines
"I signed up just to answer this. Have fun, Chicago is great. Chicago Underground Library PO Box 11040 Chicago IL 60611 info@underground-library.org http://www.underground-library.org DePaul Zine Collection DePaul University Libraries, Special…"
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