From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library

By: Bartel, Julie

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Book Condition: Good


Glossy wraps, 15.1 by 22.8 cm, xi 152 pp., illus. Former library copy with two labels and a discard stamp on the title page and stamp on the top edge of the textblock; no other marks or labels. Otherwise, very good with only minor bumping at the corners. From the publisher: “Libraries eager to serve the underserved teen-to-twenty-year-old market can make the library a cool place to hang out. All it takes are zines, according to the author, young adult librarian Julie Bartel. Zines and alternative press materials provide a unique bridge to appeal to disenfranchised youth, alienated by current collections. For librarians unfamiliar with the territory, or anxious to broaden their collection, veteran zinester Bartel establishes the context, history, and philosophy of zines, then ushers readers through an easy, do-it-yourself guide to creating a zine collection, including both print and electronic zines. While zines have their unique culture, they are also important within broader discussions of intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. Teen and young adult librarians, high school media specialists, and academic, reference, and adult services librarians will uncover answers to questions aboutthis new and growing literary genre: What is a zine and how does a library zine collection work? What are the pros and cons of having a zine collection in the library? When promoting zines, what appeals to patrons and non-library users alike? What is the best way to catalog and display? Where can libraries get zines and how much do they cost? Bartel shares these lessons and more from a major urban library zine collection, as well as a comprehensive directory of zine resources in this one-stop, one-of-a-kind guide.”

Title: From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library

Author Name: Bartel, Julie

Categories: Books on Books, Zines,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Chicago, American Library Association: 2004

ISBN Number: 0838908861

ISBN Number 13: 9780838908860

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 3353