Newly Added Zines 9/8/13

September 13, 2013 § 3 Comments

Here’s a list of the zines we added on 9/8/2013. To view our collection in its entirety, visit A zine’s third tag in its LibraryThing record is the category under which you can find it on the shelf in our collection space.

Ask First – Cheyenne Neckmonster

“Just finished reading this zine. It was an amazing read. Succinct exploration of resources in the journey of healing through sexual assault, unlearning rape culture, learning to the nuances of survivor support, including the much overlooked subtleties like active listening, survivor empowerment, avoiding victim blaming.”… ?

Radical Mycology: An SLF Primer – Spore Liberation Front

“This zine by the Spore Liberation Front explores the numerous uses for mushrooms and their implications for ecoactivists and other Earth friendly folk. From food to medicine to paper and dyes to the study of mycorememdiation (the use of mushrooms to clean up oil spills and restore damaged habitats), this zine gives an overview of the greater fungi with a novel, radical perspective.” 2010

Mom Takes the Train to Pittsburgh, Has a Great Time, and Then Goes Home – Claudia McGill

Claudia documents her train trip from Philly to Pittsburgh in this zine. She includes some notes and train trip paraphernalia as well. 2013

Records as Portable Exhibitions and Interactive, Participatory Objects – Temporary Services

“This booklet focuses on vinyl records and their packaging that are either interactive and participatory, or that operate like portable exhibits.”

– intro 2013

Paper Blog 2 – Public Collectors

“Public Collectors is founded upon the concern that there are many types of cultural artifacts that public libraries, museums and other institutions and archives either do not collect or do not make freely accessible.

…This booklet consists of sample findings (or excerpts from publications) that were originally posted on the Public Collectors blog (”

– back cover 2012

Keepers’ Kanzine #2 – Lady Bee

“The best canning and preserving zine around! This issue, a host of contributors weigh in on the best recipes and ideas for saving the harvest. More hot canning tips, making those pickles crisp, the Scoville Heat Index, and digging up clams. Plus recipes for rhubarb jam, bing cherries, dilly beans, applesauce jar cakes, bread & butter pickles, cranberry orange scones, really quick pickles, blueberry pie filling, boozy pear conserve, and more…”


– Jude

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