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'''Doris''' is a [[perzine]] created by [[Cindy Crabb]]. It covers topics such as gender roles, sexual abuse, [[anarchism]], depression, and the author's personal musings. The zine often features stick-figure drawings as illustrations. Twenty-nine issues have been released. Many issues are photocopied, although at least one was printed on newsprint, ranging in size from mini to half-legal.  
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The '''Barnard 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 [[activist|activism]], [[anarchism]], [[body image]], third wave [[feminism]], gender, parenting, queer community, [[riot grrrl]], sexual assault, and other topics.
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Reviews of '''Doris''' have described it as a "renowned personal zine" with "language that evokes the intimacy and immediacy of journal entries or letters between close friends" (Library Journal). "This cut and paste perzine is honest, intimate and raw. ... Cindy conveys her struggles, whether they be psychological (as a survivor of abuse) or physical (trying to camp in the freezing rain), in a fresh and unself-conscious way." (Zine World) [[Doris|Read More...]]'''
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As of June 2010, there were nearly 1400 zines in the open stacks, with several hundred more in the archives. According to the zine collection's website, "This collection aims to serve the needs of current readers and scholars and those of future researchers, Barnard and Columbia students and faculty, scholars from other academic institutions, and writers doing research for a major publishing house have used zines to research topics such as the Riot Grrrl movement, Sassy magazine, girls and education, radical parenting and other topics..." [[Barnard_Library|Read More...]]'''
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Barnard Library Zine Collection

The Barnard 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.

As of June 2010, there were nearly 1400 zines in the open stacks, with several hundred more in the archives. According to the zine collection's website, "This collection aims to serve the needs of current readers and scholars and those of future researchers, Barnard and Columbia students and faculty, scholars from other academic institutions, and writers doing research for a major publishing house have used zines to research topics such as the Riot Grrrl movement, Sassy magazine, girls and education, radical parenting and other topics..." Read More...

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