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    Zine Librarianship and the infinite madness

    O'Dwyer, Mick (2015) Zine Librarianship and the infinite madness. Libfocus.

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    Zines (as in magaZINE), are independent self-published, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) magazines, created out of a desire for self-expression rather than profit, and distributed in small runs. They’re highly personal, can be on any subject imaginable, and are made with an eclectic variety of materials, such as twine, string and glitter. Zines are awake and immediate in a manner that is unlike any other medium. To me, they are powerful tools used to represent the underrepresented in society. They offer a platform to people on the fringes, whose voices are ignored or misrepresented in mainstream publications and traditional libraries.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Zine; Librarianship; the infinite madness;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 5856
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2015 14:31
    Journal or Publication Title: Libfocus
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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