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The '''Barnard College Library''' zine collection focuses on [[zines]] written by [[:Category:New York Zinesters|New York]] City and other urban women with an emphasis on zines by women of color. The zines are [[perzine|personal]] and political publications on [[activism]], [[anarchism]], [[body image]], third wave [[feminism]], gender, parenting, queer community, [[riot grrrl]], sexual assault, and other topics.
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The '''Barnard College Library''' zine collection, which was pitched in 2003 and launched in 2004 focuses on [[zines]] written by [[:Category:New York Zinesters|New York]] City and other urban women with an emphasis on zines by women of color. The zines are [[perzine|personal]] and political publications on [[activism]], [[anarchism]], [[body image]], third wave [[feminism]], gender, parenting, queer community, [[riot grrrl]], sexual assault, and other topics.
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The collection is housed at [http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library Barnard College], New York, NY.
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The collection is housed at [http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library Barnard College], New York, NY. This may be the first open stacks academic library zine collections and is still a rarity.  
==External Links==
==External Links==
*[http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/zines Official Site]
*[http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/zines Official Site]
*[http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/11/nyregion/11ink.html?ex=1155873600&en=5ef2c5e4c94b909a&ei=5070 New York Times article featuring Barnard librarian Jenna Freedman]
*[http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/11/nyregion/11ink.html?ex=1155873600&en=5ef2c5e4c94b909a&ei=5070 New York Times article featuring Barnard librarian Jenna Freedman]
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==Bibliography==
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*Freedman, Jenna, "[http://www.libraryjournal.com/index.asp?layout=articlePrint&articleid=CA6341863 Your Zine Tool Kit:A DIY Collection]," Library Journal. June 15, 2006, v. 131, n. 11: 36-39.
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*Gisonny, Karen and Jenna Freedman. "[http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContentItem.do?contentType=Article&contentId=1537789 Zines in Libraries: How, What, and Why?]" Collection Building, v. 25, n. 1, 2006: 26-30

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Barnard College Library
Barnard College Library

The Barnard College Library zine collection, which was pitched in 2003 and launched in 2004 focuses on zines written by New York City and other urban women with an emphasis on zines by women of color. The zines are personal and political publications on activism, anarchism, body image, third wave feminism, gender, parenting, queer community, riot grrrl, sexual assault, and other topics.

The collection is housed at Barnard College, New York, NY. This may be the first open stacks academic library zine collections and is still a rarity.

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Bibliography


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