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This guide is full of resources for learning about zines, creating them, and using them in assignments and research.

About Zines

Welcome to the Zine Research Guide! Explore the information and resources to learn about zines, how to make them, and information about zine communities (local and beyond).

What are zines? They are handmade publications in booklet form about ANY topic that are alternatives to mainstream media. They can be made with just plain paper and a marker, with fancy paper and design software, and anything in between!

A collection of zines, a book patch, and a rose displayed over a purple cloth

Zines from Los Angeles Zine Fest in 2017, Image from CSUSM Librarian, April Ibarra Siqueiros