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Krissy PonyBoy Press commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"I think you should ask the author before you digitize it and put it on the web so it's available for everyone to read. Unless you're thinking about just having a digital library where people check things out or keeping it for history But I…"
Oct 15
Nyx commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"I think that you can't get the same kind of pleasure from a digital zine as a physical copy. But that's not to say that e-zines don't have their place. It's the ebook vs physical book debate; each has their place and value. In…"
Oct 14
Sisi commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"Sinead, I love Jenna's work and writing!  Good luck with your project.  Have a great meeting! Be well, Sisi"
Oct 13
sinead macleod commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"Thanks! I've actually already come across that piece and I'm planning to discuss my project with Jenna Freedman this week! Thanks for the link though, it seems to be one of the best places this issue is discussed. "
Oct 13
Sisi commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"I think I would be fine if that's whats transpired.  However, some zines do not have up to date contact information so it would be difficult for the creator to be aware that their zine was digitized and available for an additional…"
Oct 13
sinead macleod commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"Thanks, Sisi! I was wondering, how would you feel if you found your zine digitized, you requested that it be removed, and then it was taken down? If the site that hosted it was quick to respond to peoples' requests to remove, would that bother…"
Oct 13
Sisi commented on sinead macleod's blog post Digitizing Zines
"Hi Sinead, I wrote a paper last semester on zines and came across some info on this very subject.  Here's a link to an article about the dialogue on digitizing zines.  This is not my article.  But I thought it might help…"
Oct 13
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Digitizing Zines

Hey All!I'm a student working on a feminist zine digitization project. I'm focusing on Riot Grrrl style zines but I'm interested in them all! I wanted to hear from some zinesters about their thoughts on digitization and zines from the past. Do you think you can read a scanned copy and get the same experience? Are there any zines you wish you could find again?How useful is online community to zine culture?Would you be interested in contributing zines, scans or time/effort/money to see zines from…See More
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Digitizing Zines

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 1:14pm 7 Comments

Hey All!

I'm a student working on a feminist zine digitization project. I'm focusing on Riot Grrrl style zines but I'm interested in them all! I wanted to hear from some zinesters about their thoughts on digitization and zines from the past. 

Do you think you can read a scanned copy and get the same experience? 

Are there any zines you wish you could find again?

How useful is online community to zine culture?

Would you be interested in contributing zines,…

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