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

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From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library is a guide to starting and organizing a zine collection within a library, published by the American Library Association in 2004. The book was written by Julie Bartel, who at the time of its publication was the founder and coordinator of the Salt Lake City Public Library Zine Collection.

Summary: "Teen and young adult librarians, high school media specialists, academic librarians, and reference and adult services librarians will find the answers to their questions about this new and growing literary genre, including what defines a zine, the pros and cons of developing a zine collection, and best practices to promote, catalog, and display zines in your library."--BOOK JACKET.

Contents: 1. Welcome to the world of zines 2. Zine culture 101 3. Intellectual freedom, the library bill of rights, and zines 4. To collect or not to collect : the whys and wherefores 5. The Salt Lake City Public Library zine collection 6. Getting started 7. What do you do with them once you've got them? 8. Living arrangements 9. Spreading the word 10. Programming and outreach 11. Electronic zine culture : e-zines, blogs, and more App. How to start your own zine App. Review zines App. Distros App. Zine fairs and conferences App. Zine libraries App. Stores that carry zines.